Data Aggregation and Visualization Environment

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-10-M-1781
Agency Tracking Number: O092-IA5-1164
Amount: $99,814.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD09-IA5
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
105 A Church Street, Madison, AL, 35758
DUNS: 152119025
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Erik Lotspeich
 Research Engineer
 (256) 325-0010
 erik.lotspeich@pikewerks.com
Business Contact
 Sandy Ring
Title: CEO
Phone: (256) 325-0010
Email: sandy.ring@pikewerks.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The rapid increase in diverse and interconnected Information Technology (IT) applications necessitates software solutions that can simultaneously provide cyber situation awareness and real-time status of health of the networked environment. There is a pressing need to aggregate and consolidate information from mission-critical systems and sensors. A unified means of visualization abstracts low-level details so that decisions can be made with confidence – an operator must be able to trust the management console; this is especially true during an attack or failure of infrastructure or sensors when the ability to “fight through” the attack requires continued management of the infrastructure and interpretation of the collected data. Pikewerks will develop a Data Aggregation and Visualization Environment (DAVE) for portraying situation awareness and overall enterprise health within a cyber network. DAVE will be platform independent, support multiple domains and provide an interface for distributed plugins. The distributed plugins will be used for data processing, collection, and dispatching agents for situation awareness, healing and new sensor types.

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