Companies Will Address Increasing Demand for Anti-Tamper Solutions in the Aerospace and Defense Market
LEESBURG, VA and WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – August 1 , 2008 – Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing, a leading designer and manufacturer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) VME, VPX, and CompactPCI products, and Arxan Defense Systems, Inc. a leading anti-tamper systems integrator, together announced that they will partner to develop leading-edge anti-tamper products to provide embedded system integrators with the tools they require to develop solutions for their unique Program Protection Plans. Working together, the two companies will enable embedded aerospace and federal customers to achieve compliance with US Department of Defense‘s (DoD) Anti-Tamper policy. The rapidly growing demand for anti-tamper solutions in the Aerospace & Defense sector creates an exciting market opportunity for Curtiss-Wright and Arxan.
“Arxans expertise and powerful anti-tamper platform, including its technology, EnforcIT®, (www.arxan.com/anti-tamper/EnforcITPlatform.php) combined with our many years as a leading supplier of rugged deployed systems, will enable our customers to get to market faster with the sophisticated anti-tamper measures required to meet the DoDs stringent anti-tamper provisions included in Defense Acquisition Guidebook,” said Lynn Patterson, Vice President and General Manager of Modular Solutions, Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing. “We will integrate Arxans best-of-breed anti-tamper platform and verification and validation processes to establish ourselves as an innovative vendor of anti-tamper ‘friendly products. We look forward to working with our current customers and addressing new programs with this new capability.”
Arxans EnforcIT platform provides advanced anti-tamper protection that dynamically prevents, detects and reacts against application attacks. This, coupled with professional engineering services, provides customers with end-to-end protection and support ranging from vulnerability assessments to anti-tamper plan development to custom protection designs.
“We are excited to be partnering with Curtiss-Wright to bring the most advanced anti-tamper platform to the embedded systems integration market,” said Rich Earley, CEO and President of Arxan Defense Systems. ”Protecting mission critical programs against tampering demands a solution in many layers, including tamper detection and highly customizable reactions against attacks. Arxans anti-tamper solution provides seamless, durable and comprehensive protection without adversely affecting application performance or end user experience.”
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About Arxan Defense Systems
Arxan Defense Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Arxan Technologies, delivers best of breed anti-tamper solutions to protect critical program information in military technology. As a systems integrator, Arxan Defense Systems provides full-service support across the entire anti-tamper lifecycle, empowering clients to implement advanced anti-tamper solutions through a combination of people, product and processes. Arxan Defense Systems EnforcIT platform provides advanced anti-tamper protection that dynamically prevents, detects and reacts against application attacks. Founded in 2001, Arxan Defense Systems supports a full range of anti-tamper and robustness needs, from commercial anti-piracy to military grade assurance. Arxan Defense Systems has offices in Indiana, Maryland, California, Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, and New York. For more information please visit www.arxandefense.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is the industries most comprehensive and experienced single source for embedded solutions, ranging from Processing, Subsystems, Data Communication, DSP, and Video & Graphics to the most advanced board level components and fully integrated custom systems. The Embedded Computing group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. For more information about Curtiss-Wright visit www.cwcembedded.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW). With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.