The Secure Agent-based Operations Reconstitution (SABOR) System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$749,997.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W9113M-06-C-0136
Award Id:
69672
Agency Tracking Number:
B041-056-1325
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4900 University Square Suite 8, Huntsville, AL, 35816
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
174265736
Principal Investigator:
GordonStreeter
Systems Analyst II
(256) 430-0860
gstreeter@sentar.com
Business Contact:
PeterKiss
CEO
(256) 430-0860
pkiss@sentar.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Cyber attacks are a constant drain on resource, and a serious threat to our privacy, commerce, and security. Numerous efforts are underway to detect, analyze, deter, and respond to attacks. Nonetheless, attacks will be successful, and Computer Network Defense (CND) systems themselves will succumb to such attacks. The Secure Agent Based Operations Reconstitution (SABOR) technology addresses the problem of rapidly and automatically reconstructing a CND system, possibly in a degraded mode, with the resources that remain after an attack has occurred. In Phase I, a prototype implementation of key components demonstrated not only that SABOR was feasible, but that its applicability is not limited to a single system, and that the it may be used to recover from failures in general, and not only failures caused by a cyber attack. In this Phase II SBIR proposal, we submit plans to further develop the reconstitution technology explored in Phase I, and to extend the scope to include: detection of a system-wide failure in a running system, application of the SABOR technology to WCI-CND in a demonstration environment, and development of a plan for the future deployment of the SABOR technology to the fielded WCI-CND application.

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