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Android Security Toolkit

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-20-C-0045
Agency Tracking Number: N132-115-0803a
Amount: $2,999,672.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N132-115
Solicitation Number: 13.2
Solicitation Year: 2013
Award Year: 2020
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-10-10
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2023-04-11
Small Business Information
9500 Innovation Drive
Manassas, VA 20110
United States
DUNS: 945837219
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Jonathan Felmey
 Principal Investigator
 (571) 393-6082
Business Contact
 Kathy Kennedy
Phone: (703) 368-6107
Research Institution

The proliferation and daily use of mobile devices for both personal and business use have increased exponentially in recent years. However, the ability to leverage this technology in military environments has been limited by Information Assurance (IA) requirements and the challenges associated with the short obsolescence windows of commercial mobile platforms. This effort will alleviate these issues through the development of an Android Security Toolkit which will be certified for use onboard Navy platforms to support nuclear propulsion operations, maintenance, and training. Proper mobile device security is extremely complex – the solution must consider the physical device itself, the operating system (OS), the data the device holds, the data the device transmits, and the network to which the device connects. The native Android OS does not provide the required level of security across all of these areas in order for Android mobile devices to be used by the Navy to process sensitive data. Therefore, layers of security must be added to Android devices to make them secure. Our solution will be built upon the Samsung KNOX mobile security framework.

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