Announcements

REDCOM, through Iron Bow Technologies and Telos, will supply the United States Air Force with new deployable communications platforms

October 26, 2020

REDCOM has been awarded a contract by Telos Corporation to supply Flexible Communications Package components to the Black Core Architecture within the United States Air Force. This contract, valued at over $5 million is primed by Telos Corporation, with Iron Bow Technologies, LLC as the primary subcontractor to Telos, and REDCOM as a lower-tier subcontractor to Iron Bow.
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Military

Command and Control (C2) at the Tactical Edge

October 22, 2020

In the context of military operations, command and control (C2) at the tactical edge governs the ability to communicate and respond to threats. In this post, REDCOM looks at a couple of challenges that face our military's ability to maintain C2 in future engagements at the tactical edge.
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Announcements

TAA: Why It Matters When Buying Communications Products

October 13, 2020 | By: Michael Gerenser

The integrity of communications gear is more important now than ever before. When government agencies, militaries, and first responders deploy mission-critical communications solutions, lives are on the line. Understanding where this technology was sourced and built is critical to our security as a nation. REDCOM products meet TAA compliance because REDCOM designs, develops, and manufactures all of our products at our headquarters in the United States.
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Government

Defining Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)

September 15, 2020 | By: Collin Sweeney

Microsoft announced it has detected numerous cyberattacks targeting the 2020 U.S. election. As an exercise, REDCOM looked into a widely accepted definition of APT and reviews two well-known APT groups to explore the factors that lead to their classification and how they operate.
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Government

Zero-Knowledge Proofs and their Impact on Cyber Security

August 11, 2020

A Zero-Knowledge Proof (ZKP) is a protocol that verifies whether certain knowledge exists without revealing it. The only information verified by a ZKP is that the proving party knows the secret. The verifying party does not learn what the secret is and cannot obtain or reconstruct the secret in any form. In a world of password-based authentication and digital privacy, this could be a game-changer to modern cybersecurity.
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Public Safety

Hypothetical Cyber Attack – Exploiting WEA

July 21, 2020 | By: Collin Sweeney

WEA is the system responsible for driving critical announcements to all available LTE devices in a target area. As an exercise, REDCOM looked at its vulnerabilities and how it can be manipulated by nefarious actors.
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Announcements

REDCOM HDX and SLICE® product families recertified by DoD’s Joint Interoperability Test Command

June 30, 2020

REDCOM HDX and SLICE® product family have been officially recertified by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) and placed on the Department of Defense Information Network Approved Products List (APL). This latest validation demonstrates REDCOM’s commitment to building and supporting a robust portfolio of proven military-grade products.
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Military

Communications Challenges in DIL Environments

June 16, 2020

Every commander must have a plan for what happens in disconnected, intermittent, limited (DIL) environments. What does the solution look like and what are the drawbacks of the current design?
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Public Safety

What is Interoperability?

Industries that rely on communications need interoperability. In emergencies or at the tactical edge, your device shouldn't keep you from critical intel.
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Military

The Reality of Tactical Communications

May 5, 2020 | By: John Kelliher

After 20 years of holding communicative superiority at the tactical edge over adversaries, the United States has relied on certain methods that will not be available in the next fight.
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