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Logical Network Boundary Controller (LNBC)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Homeland Security
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
80873
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
615001
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
H-SB06.1-007
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Architecture Technology Corporation
9977 Valley View Road Eden Prairie, MN -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Logical Network Boundary Controller (LNBC)
Agency: DHS
Contract: NBCHC060130
Award Amount: $99,837.00
 

Abstract:

The current, dominant approach to implementing secure boundary controls across networks relies on strict physical separation of networks. The approach of using trusted operating system platforms and automated guards has proven to be unworkable for multimedia applications and cost prohibitive for most civilian environments. The proposed STTR collaboration between Architecture Technology Corporation (ATC) and the University of Minnesota will develop a technology called Logical Network Boundary Controllers (LNBC) that will effectively distribute information to multiple security level users across multiple physical networks without compromising the security of the data. The technology will facilitate secure cross-domain collaborations for both synchronous (e.g. audio/video conference, chat) and asynchronous (e.g. document sharing, email) applications. The COTS-based technology will provide a low-cost solution to cross-domain information sharing in a variety of digital media for Homeland Security as well as other civilian operations.

Principal Investigator:

John Wu
ComputerScientist
9528295864
jwu@atcorp.com

Business Contact:

Rick Edin
Contracts Manager
9528295864
redin@atcorp.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Architecture Technology Corporation
9971 Valley View Road Eden Prairie, MN 55344

EIN/Tax ID: 411403674
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Research Institution Information:
University of Minnesota
Sponsored Projects Administration
200 Oak Street SE, Suite 450
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0207
Contact: Judith Krzyzek
Contact Phone: (612) 624-5599
RI Type: Nonprofit college or university