Improving Software and Data Security in Industrial Control Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-11-C-1190
Agency Tracking Number: O2-1095
Amount: $749,973.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2011
Solitcitation Year: 2009
Solitcitation Topic Code: OSD09-T003
Solitcitation Number: 2009.B
Small Business Information
Pikewerks Corporation
105 A Church Street, Madison, AL, -
Duns: 152119025
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ryan O'Neill
 Research Engineer
 (256) 325-0010
 ryan.oneill@pikewerks.com
Business Contact
 Sandy Ring
Title: President&Founder
Phone: (256) 325-0010
Email: 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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