Military

Face It, Warfighters Need an Intuitive User Interface

July 18, 2019 | By: Michael Scaravillo

Technology developers must strike a balance between an interface that is visually appealing and one that’s functional. A user interface is a gateway — it’s a visual path to information or functionality that results in an experience. Warfighters need a clear and concise interface to give them clear and concise direction that isn’t cluttered by unnecessary options.
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Service Providers

The Security Triad

June 28, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

Many sources equate secure communications to encryption. While encryption certainly plays a key role in a secure communications solution, it is not the only required element. The cybersecurity industry uses a model referred to as the security triad to define the various domains that need to be addressed when securing a network. The triad – sometimes also known as CIA – includes Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. This paper will review and define these domains for a better understanding of what is required to provide a complete secure communications solution.
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Government

Thwarting Cyber Attacks with Honeypot System for Sigma

June 4, 2019 | By: Sal Ceravolo

Every device that carries information is worth hacking – even if the device operates behind firewalls, intrusion detection systems, or session border controllers. At REDCOM, we develop secure VoIP platforms that are intended to withstand harsh cyber environments without the protection provided by typical front-facing equipment.
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Announcements

REDCOM Secure Client for Android receives FIPS 140-2 Validation

May 29, 2019

REDCOM completed the FIPS 140-2 validation process, receiving certificate #3189 in May and #3229 in July of last year. The REDCOM Secure Client for Android is now available with U.S. government certified encryption, making it eligible to be procured by federal agencies, including the Department of Defense. It is also approved for use in regulated industries such as utilities, finance, and healthcare, opening doors to significant future revenue.
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Government

A way forward for End-of-Support Sectera Wireline Terminal (SWT)

May 17, 2019 | By: Gene Kohlmeier

In early 2019, National Security Agency (NSA) announcement was made declaring End of Support (EOS) for the Sectera Wireline Terminal (SWT). What comes next for securing non-IP networks?
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Government

REDCOM at the Ready: Hardening communications to withstand an EMP attack

May 17, 2019 | By: Gene Kohlmeier

The President signed an Executive Order directing the Federal government to prepare the United States for an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) attack by hardening critical infrastructure as much as possible. After almost 20 years of studies, the Federal government is starting to pay attention and REDCOM is taking action.
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Announcements

REDCOM to exhibit military-grade call control software on Mercury Systems low-SWaP servers at SOFIC 2019

May 16, 2019

REDCOM Laboratories is pleased to announce it will be a part of the Mercury Systems booth at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Tampa, FL, May 20-23, 2019. Designed to support U.S. Army modernization strategies, REDCOM and Mercury Systems are working together to deliver an integrated solution for mobile Army communications applications that range from tactical command posts to national and strategic-level communications.
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Government

What is UX Design and Why is it Good for Product Design at REDCOM?

May 13, 2019 | By: Jim Parrillo

Lately, there has been a lot of talk in the media about User Experience when it comes to the design of products. This is true of both physical goods like telephones or cars and digital interfaces like websites and software. So, you may find yourself asking, “what exactly is UX, and why is someone’s ‘experience’ important?” REDCOM's UX Specialist, Jim Parrillo explains UX design, and why it's necessary for product design at REDCOM.
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Military

Army budget request adds $1.5B for network modernization

April 23, 2019 | By: Michael Gerenser

The U.S. Army will be making large investments in network modernization over the next five years. Network modernization is one of the Army’s top priorities as they seek to enhance their ability to fight and win against near peer adversaries.
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Government

Protect your intellectual property by partnering with the right U.S.-based manufacturer

April 15, 2019 | By: Michael Gerenser

Selecting the right contract manufacturing partner can make or break your business, especially if there’s the potential for your intellectual property to fall into the wrong hands. REDCOM EMS can mitigate these problems with our secure, NIST-compliant manufacturing facility located in western New York state. Not only do we manufacture domestically, but we also keep all of our sales, service, engineering, and project managers on-site as well. Protect your intellectual property and trade secrets by partnering with a trusted CM such as REDCOM EMS.
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Government

Who Salted my Hash?

April 9, 2019 | By: Michael Gates

It seems that every week lately there is a story on the evening news about a database that has been breached and a warning issued that hackers may have your login credentials. Network information security doesn’t appear to be too healthy. One ingredient that can be used to improve the health of the system is salt. Believe it or not, salt can actually help to improve the health of information security.
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