Software Pedigree Analyzer

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Amount:
$99,978.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-05-C-8040
Award Id:
76577
Agency Tracking Number:
O043-SP7-1019
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
33 Thornwood Drive, Suite 500, Ithaca, NY, 14850
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DavidRosenthal
Chief Scientist
(607) 257-1975
davidr@atc-nycorp.com
Business Contact:
RichardSmith
Controller
(607) 257-1975
rick@atc-nycorp.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Software protection methods are needed in order to prevent the unauthorized distribution and exploitation of critical national security software. This proposal addresses software protection during the software development process, and in particular, the collection, analysis, and response mechanisms associated with auditing how software is built. Such information for a code module is called its software pedigree. Pedigree information includes system information, software protection tool use, development history, and user authentication information. ATC-NY proposes to build SPAN, a pedigree analyzer that will build and support the analysis of software pedigrees. Such a tool can help to identify inappropriate actions such as failing to apply the appropriate level of software protection to some component. It will also act as a deterrent to malicious users by facilitating the identification of a user responsible for an inappropriate action.

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