Twister: An Anti-Tamper Meta-Protection Approach

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$69,316.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
W31P4Q-06-C-0185
Solitcitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Number:
2005.2
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
2006
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
A052-150-2123
Solicitation Topic Code:
A05-150
Small Business Information
ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORP.
9971 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
052062833
Principal Investigator
 Eric Dahlman
 Computer Scientist
 (952) 829-5864
 edahlman@atcorp.com
Business Contact
 Kenneth Thurber
Title: President
Phone: (952) 829-5864
Email: kthurber@atcorp.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
As warfare becomes more technology bound there is a growing threat of misappropriation of software that could disable or hinder US military activities. Twister provides a theoretically sound mechanism for combining anti-tamper technology in a manner that is resistant to both patching and analysis. This approach makes the individual elimination of applied protections significantly more expensive. Twister leverages a number of other ATC technologies most notably ATC's Tornado, an automatic source-code obfuscator.

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