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CryptoMove Secures SBIR Phase III Contract for Moving Target Data Protection Product
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is leveraging its funding streams, namely the Silicon Valley Innovation Program and the DHS Small Business Innovation programs, to advance the development of CryptoMove’s moving target data protection product.
After completing the SVIP program, CryptoMove is transitioning to a SBIR Phase III contract to pursue capability testing of the said product in the enterprise network of Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Information Technology. Jeremy Ocheltree, acting director of the CBP Innovation Team, said the SBIR Phase III contract will further the development of the CryptoMove software, which he believes will benefit the CBP and DHS stakeholders at-large, DHS announced.
The cybersecurity technology from the Oakland, California-based company uses dynamic movement, fragmentation, mutation and re-encryption techniques to safeguard information on edge devices and enterprise systems.
With the SBIR Phase III contract, CryptoMove can expand the implementation of its cybersecurity solution within DHS, providing the CBP with expanded capabilities and procurement flexibility.
The contract award comes on the heels of CryptoMove’s completion of all four phases of the SVIP program in June. The segmented program concluded with a demonstration of the moving target data protection product’s cybersecurity capability on a small unmanned aircraft systems platform for the U.S. Border Patrol.
S&T’s SVIP managing director, Melissa Oh, expressed excitement about the additional engagement that emerged from CryptoMove’s success in the SVIP program. According to Oh, the SVIP program is geared towards sharing such solutions and establishing innovation advancement relationships.
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