Xenon-Based, Host Resident, Assured CDS (XEBHRA CDS)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Amount:
$730,465.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00014-10-C-0121
Award Id:
86098
Agency Tracking Number:
O072-I11-4008
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
111 Third Ave. S., Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN, 55401
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
165988937
Principal Investigator:
Charles Payne
Member of Technical Staff
(612) 817-2525
charles.payne@adventiumenterprises.com
Business Contact:
Kyle Nelson
Director of Sponsored Res
(612) 280-9843
kyle.nelson@adventiumenterprises.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Today multi-domain information sharing (MDIS) relies on single domain networks connected by highly assured, dedicated guards that implement a cross domain solution (CDS) that is trusted to move information securely between those domains. Work on Phase I of the Xenon-Based, Host Resident, Assured (XEBHRA) Cross Domain Solution SBIR explored the implications of ongoing efforts to improve configuration flexibility and meet the needs of dynamic coalitions by separating guard functionality from the CDS. The research conducted on Phase I established the technical and commercial feasibility of leveraging Xenon, a highly assured, separation hypervisor, to isolate security domains from each other and to restrict interactions between those domains to only those authorized by CDS policy. Phase II work will address engineering issues identified during Phase I to build and demonstrate a prototype XEBHRA CDS in a relevant Navy environment, thereby attaining TRL 6 or higher maturity.

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