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Company Information:

Name: NOVASHIELD, Inc.
Address: 918 Deming Way
Floor 3
Madison, WI 53717-1945
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (608) 833-2610

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $248,058.00 2
SBIR Phase II $500,000.00 1
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: SpiderWeb - Self-Healing Networks for Spyware Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hao A. Wang, DSc
Award Amount: $98,058.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to design and develop a novel solution that addresses the spyware problem; one of the fastest growing security threats today. To address the growing spyware epidemic, this effort proposes a solution that can: (1) detect previously unseen… More

SBIR Phase II: SAFE: Behavior-based Malware Detection and Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hao Wang, DSc
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II project has the objective of implementing a commercially-competitive, host-based, malware detection and prevention system. During Phase I, a host-based malware detection system that demonstrated the practicality of detecting a malicious process by dynamically monitoring its system… More

SBIR Phase I: An Efficient System for Malware Analytics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Greg Zelesnik, MS
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to design and develop an automated, behavior-based, malware analytics software system. This system addresses the growing problem of significant delay between a malware outbreak and the response from the IT security community. The response… More

Malware Understanding using Dependence Graphs, Clustering, and Mining.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Principal Investigator: Gregory Zelesnik, Director, NovaShield Labs – (608) 833-2610
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Cheryl E. Gest
Abstract:
The number of distinct malware being released into the wild is growing at an alarming rate. Some IT security companies are seeing more than 5,000 new malware instances each day. IT security companies can no longer keep pace with this deluge using manual, labor-intensive malware analysis techniques… More