Perspecta Receives $4.8 Million Contract Option for DARPA Information Security Program
Chantilly, Va.— Apr. 3, 2019—Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), announced today that its innovative research arm, Perspecta Labs, has received a $4.8 million contract modification for Phase 2 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Secure Handhelds on Assured Resilient networks at the tactical Edge (SHARE) program.
Under Phase 2 of the SHARE program, Perspecta Labs will be advancing its VeriNet, Verifiably Secure NDN (Named Data Networking)-based Coalition Networks, technology which enables secure information sharing between the U.S. and its coalition partners. VeriNet allows for the dissemination of information securely and at multiple levels of security and features rapid deployment capabilities, easy implementation of customized requirements for information sharing and an intuitive user interface at the tactical edge using commercial handheld devices.
“Supporting secure information sharing through safe and affordable tools can deliver a significant advantage to the U.S. and coalition warfighters,” said Petros Mouchtaris, Ph.D., president of Perspecta Labs. “We look forward to continuing to support DARPA in the development, implementation and testing of the innovative techniques needed to meet this mission challenge.”
Perspecta Labs’ VeriNet solution leverages secure tactical edge networking technologies based on NDN, a novel technique that provides data-oriented security and high resilience to loss which is critical in challenging tactical environments. Additionally, VeriNet’s configuration management tool automatically maps high-level security requirements into detailed platform-specific rule sets with guaranteed correctness and consistency.
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