Plug-and-Play Adaptor for Stateful Inspection Devices (PASID)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-07-C-J001
Agency Tracking Number: A062-149-1915
Amount: $118,449.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: A06-149
Solicitation Number: 2006.2
Small Business Information
9971 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
DUNS: 052062833
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Clint Sanders
 R&D Engineer
 (952) 829-5864
Business Contact
 Kenneth Thurber
Title: President
Phone: (952) 829-5864
Research Institution
The US Army has identified a need for a solution to correct problems that arise during the use of stateful inspection devices in asymmetrically routed networks. These stateful inspection devices, such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems, monitor communications sessions in order to provide network security and identify malicious user intent. Architecture Technology Corporation (ATC) will leverage its extensive experience in network technology to develop an innovative Plug-and-play Adaptor for Stateful Inspection Devices (PASID). This adaptor will plug into existing networks and provide a means for communicating relevant stateful data to multiple stateful inspection devices. In doing so, the devices will have the information they need to function properly. The objective of this effort is to establish the feasibility of the PASID approach in Phase I. The follow-on Phase II effort will then implement a prototype of PASID that will be demonstrated in a realistic environment.

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