Raytheon announces Suite B cryptography for cross domain access solution
Trusted Thin Client solution incorporates Suite B cryptographic algorithms for protecting national security information
HERNDON, Va., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that Trusted Thin Client™, a commercial-off-the-shelf, enterprise-class, cross domain access solution, now utilizes Suite B cryptographic algorithms, providing the ability to meet the widest range of government information protection requirements. Trusted Thin Client is a cross domain access solution that enables access to multiple classified or sensitive networks, at various classification levels, from a single device.
"Suite B was developed as a common set of algorithms for commercial software vendors to use in developing products that meet the highest security standards," stated Ed Hammersla, chief operating officer for Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions. "It was designed to protect foreign releasable, U.S.-Only and Sensitive Compartmented Information, all of which are accessed by our Trusted Thin Client customers."
In addition to Suite B cryptography, Trusted Thin Client now supports Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6, which was designed to provide enterprise longevity and growth potential for software applications. "Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 was the next step in our enterprise management strategy for Trusted Thin Client," Hammersla stated. "It is our ability to implement and manage enterprise deployments of Trusted Thin Client that differentiates us from other cross domain vendors."
RTCS products are designed to enable secure access and transfer of sensitive information for government, intelligence community, civilian and corporate entities in the United States and around the globe, including 5 Eyes nations and NATO. With more than a decade-and-a-half of proven success, RTCS is the global leader in cross domain solutions. RTCS products continue to strike the right balance between information protection and information sharing.
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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"5 Eyes" is the common way to refer to the community comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States; also referred to as AUCANNZUKUS.
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