Improving Software and Data Security in Industrial Control Systems

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$749,973.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA8650-11-C-1190
Agency Tracking Number:
O2-1095
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD09-T003
Solicitation Number:
2009.B
Small Business Information
Pikewerks Corporation
105 A Church Street, Madison, AL, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
152119025
Principal Investigator:
Ryan O'Neill
Research Engineer
(256) 325-0010
ryan.oneill@pikewerks.com
Business Contact:
Sandy Ring
President&Founder
(256) 325-0010
sandy.ring@pikewerks.com
Research Institution:
AurLab Corporation
Bryan L Singer
2929 Kenny Road
Suite 225
Columbus, OH, 43221-
(614) 226-4263
Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
Pikewerks'Protection for Industrial and Environmental Controls from Exploitation, or PIECE, will be a cross-platform suite of capabilities providing anti-exploitation and anti-reconnaissance for Industrial Control Systems. PIECE will provide a suite of capabilities for Windows, Linux, VxWorks, and legacy devices that ensure survivability of critical infrastructure equipment. Anti-exploitation will be provided through the prevention of a variety of techniques commonly used by malware and rootkits. Further, PIECE will provide kernel and network protections to ensure secure communications across distributed heterogeneous networks.

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