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General Dynamics' NSA-certified encryptor update

12th May 2011 - 11:47 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


General Dynamics C4 Systems announced today that the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified the KG-530 SONET OC-768C in-line network encryptor to secure information classified to the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information level and below.

For users, the KG-530 significantly reduces network delay, or latency, that is common when working with large quantities of classified information. The encryptor secures large image, data and video files at a full 40 gigabits per second across authorized US military and government Synchronous Optical Networks (SONET) networks.

Mike Guzelian, vice president of Secure Voice and Data Products for General Dynamics C4 Systems, said, "By processing very large files up to four times faster than existing encryptors, the KG-530 adds an unprecedented high-speed layer of protection for the nation's cyber networks."

General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been providing information and cyber security technology, products and systems to the US government and military for more than 40 years. With more than 295,000 encryption devices currently used worldwide, General Dynamics' information assurance products secure voice and data communications classified up to and including the Top Secret level.

Source: General Dynamics

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