Computer Network Operations (CNO) for Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-06-C-0134
Agency Tracking Number: 044-0271
Amount: $1,300,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA04-092
Solicitation Number: 2004.4
Small Business Information
REIFER CONSULTANTS, INC.
P.O. Box 4046, Torrance, CA, 90510
DUNS: 021859301
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Reifer
 Chief Technical Officer
 (310) 530-4493
 dreifer@earthlink.net
Business Contact
 Donald Reifer
Title: President
Phone: (310) 530-4493
Email: dreifer@earthlink.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Phase II effort will develop the tools, techniques and experimental evidence needed to demonstrate to potential users that RCI's active forensics technology can be effectively used to detect, deter and defeat reverse engineering and tampering attacks against weapons systems applications software. As part of the effort, unique signatures for common tools used by exploiters to mount tampering attacks (debuggers, decompilers, disassemblers, etc.) will be captured via honeypots, downloaded and extracted. Once validated, the resulting signatures will be cataloged in a library and used as part of RCI’s software sneak circuit protection methodology. Using signatures from the library, the RCI team will develop effective counter-measures (waste time, crash the system, etc.) that can be mechanized operationally via its sneak circuit toolset. As part of the effort, RCI will demonstrate how typical exploitation attempts can be foiled using its anti-tamper testbed.

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