NIC-Based Ultra-High-Speed Intrusion Detection System (IDS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$100,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
DE-FG02-09ER85424
Solitcitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Number:
DE-PS02-08ER08-34
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2009
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
90665
Solicitation Topic Code:
52 b
Small Business Information
Rnet Technologies, Inc.
240 West Elmwood Drive, Suite 2010, Dayton, OH, 45459
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
141943030
Principal Investigator
 Gerald Sabin
 Dr.
 (937) 433-2886
 gsabin@rnet-tech.com
Business Contact
 Vaidnathan Nagarajan
Title: Dr.
Phone: (937) 433-2886
Email: vnagarajan@rnet-tech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Office of Science R&D activities are conducted in an open but secure science environment. In this environment, the security systems deployed to protect data flows from cyber attacks must be carefully designed and deployed, so as to not hinder scientific discoveries or impede network traffic flows at data rates approaching 10 Gbps. Hence, the DOE requires the development of an ultra-high-speed Intrusion Detection System (IDS) that must be reliable, robust, and transparent to end users. This project will develop an advanced IDS that can be offloaded to a 10 Gigabit Ethernet (i.e., 10 GigE) ¿SmartNIC,¿ which was developed in a previous DOE SBIR project. The SmartNIC has a powerful 12-core on-board processor that will execute the IDS. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardeeA fast, reliable, and robust offloadable IDS software, along with the 10 GigE SmartNIC hardware, would benefit DOE users, as well as users in DoD, NASA, and industry

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