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The INTEGRITY Secure Client Solution Achieves TSABI PL-4 Accreditation to Protect Government DataMultilevel Solution That Can Save Government Agencies Millions of Dollars Receives Accreditation (April 02, 2012)
DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/02/12 -- DoDIIS - INTEGRITY Global Security, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Green Hills Software, today announced the INTEGRITY Secure Client (ISC) solution was granted a Protection Level 4 (PL-4) accreditation. Sponsored by the US Air Force, the accreditation provides the government community with the benefits of secure data separation and simultaneous data access on commercially available computers.
Solving the long-term IT challenge of requiring several PCs at one workspace to keep multiple networks separate, ISC enables entities with data of various security levels to use a single PC to access and securely separate multiple networks concurrently. As government agencies refresh their infrastructure, consolidating multiple desktop computers into a single PC can save millions of dollars per year. The impact of this solution will be especially important, as agencies need to achieve a federally mandated 30% reduction in energy use by 2015.
The ISC solution is a commercially available off-the-shelf solution that delivers the highest-level security protection available for computing systems. This makes the solution a fit for any organization currently using multiple PCs per user. The result of the ISC solution is a more efficient computing infrastructure and significant reduced costs for hardware, maintenance and energy, also reducing a user's carbon footprint. The ISC solution can save agencies up to $2000 a year per user which in most agency enterprises can scale to save millions of dollars each year.
The PL-4 accreditation grants access to multiple classified security domains concurrently. Designed to meet stringent government requirements for resource separation, the system is derived from proven technology, the INTEGRITY-178B Separation Kernel. The INTEGRITY-178B Separation Kernel is the only software certified by NIAP to EAL6+(1) and High Robustness.
The system also incorporates widely used and trusted technology:
- Standard off-the-shelf desktop PCs, which are widely used by government customers
- Intel® vPro technology
The INTEGRITY Secure Client Solution delivers value to users, system administrators and enterprise managers by:
- simplifying configuration and management
- significantly reducing costs for every multi PC user consolidated
- providing an unprecedented level of software security
- leveraging affordable COTS hardware
- eliminating the need for an administrator to manage multiple platforms
For more information or to purchase The INTEGRITY Secure Client Solution, visit www.integrityglobalsecurity.com.
"We are thrilled to be granted the PL-4 certification, and we greatly appreciate the hard work and diligence of the government certifiers. The pressure to do more with less and to save money is very real within the DoD and the IC and this accreditation will allow agencies to start saving millions of dollars this fiscal year." -- Jimmy Sorrells, Senior Vice President, INTEGRITY Global Security
"We're very excited that INTEGRITY Global Security has chosen Intel® Core vPro processors as the underlying platform for their ISC solution," said Dan Russell, marketing director for Business Platforms Division at Intel. "Hardware-enhanced security is increasingly important for our customers. Intel Core vPro processors combine a robust set of embedded security capabilities along with client-based virtualization and outstanding performance. This solution combines the customer-centric heritage and technology expertise of Intel and INTEGRITY Global Security to enable a solution which has been recognized with PL-4 certification."
About INTEGRITY Global Security, LLC
INTEGRITY Global Security, a wholly owned subsidiary of Green Hills Software, is the leading expert in providing the highest-certified IT security solutions for government, military and commercial enterprises. The foundation of INTEGRITY Global Security is the INTEGRITY Separation Kernel, the first and only separation kernel technology to be evaluated by the NSA and certified by NIAP to EAL6+, High Robustness for the protection of classified and high value information against well-funded sophisticated attackers. INTEGRITY Global Security is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. INTEGRITY Global Security, Secured with INTEGRITY and Making Computing Secure are trademarks or registered trademarks of INTEGRITY Global Security, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. To learn more about how INTEGRITY Global Security can save your agency money, please visit www.integrityglobalsecurity.com.
(1) INTEGRITY-178B Separation kernel was granted EAL6+ and High Robustness certification by the National Information Assurance Partnership, overseen by The National Security Agency and The National Institute of Standards and Technology to Green Hills Software, parent company of INTEGRITY Global Security, September 2008. For more information please visit http://www.niap-ccevs.org/cc-scheme/vpl/.
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