Satnews Daily
November 12th, 2014

Northrop Grumman To Reveal Technologies For Cyber Ops @ MilCis2014 In Australia

[SatNews] Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is highlighting its cyber capabilities at the Military Communications and Information Systems (MilCIS) conference being held at the National Convention Center, Canberra, November 11–13.

On booth # 51, Northrop Grumman will feature a range of capabilities including live demonstrations and detailed briefings on innovative technologies for cyber operations. MilCIS is a partnership between the Australian Department of Defence Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG), the University of New South Wales, Canberra, and the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). It is the only Australian conference dedicated to the crucial technologies, products, systems and services associated with military communications and information systems.

Ian Irving, chief executive for Northrop Grumman Australia, said, "As we continue to expand and strengthen our presence in Australia, MilCIS provides an opportunity for us to demonstrate our breadth of military communications and information systems to our customers, academia and industry partners."

"Addressing new cyber threats demands real-time network diagnostics and monitoring, situational awareness and readiness," said Tony Marceddo, director M5 Network Security, Northrop Grumman Australia. "We are at the forefront of developing innovative and affordable solutions that can effectively defend networks and offer protection across the entire cyber domain. Whether it's securing a network or cyber-hardening a payload, sensor or platform, Northrop Grumman can rapidly tailor solutions to and deliver products for a diverse set of problems."

Leveraging more than 30 years of experience, Northrop Grumman has a deep understanding of the breadth and complexity of cyber. Through technology investments in key research areas such as identity management, situational awareness, secure mobility, defensive cyber operations and supply chain, Northrop Grumman continues to provide innovative solutions to address the rapidly evolving cyber threat.

Northrop Grumman capabilities to be exhibited at the conference include:

  • The official launch of the Secure Communications Systems (SCS)-400, part of Northrop Grumman's next generation of secure communications solutions for military, government and large corporations. Each device in the SCS range can manage multiple simultaneous external connections and provide superior performance and economy;
  • Cyber Solutions Products & Capabilities, including intelligence collection and fusion, threat detection, incident response, digital forensics and security monitoring;
  • Interoperable NetworkEnabled command and control (C2), the integration of multi-echelon, network centric battle management solutions that enable increased C2 across a spectrum of threat scenarios and coalition environments; and
  • Enhanced C4ISR Operationally Responsive Enterprise (eCORE), enabling rapid mission integration, deployment, support, training and maintenance with an affordable, developed solution. eCORE reduces users' footprint, power, cooling and sustainment requirements, and uses commercial-off-the-shelf and open source software to interface with any network.

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