SOURCE: iDirect Government Technologies

iDirect Government Technologies

October 02, 2013 08:29 ET

iGT's Security Content Automation Protocol Enhances Information Assurance Compliance for DoD and Government Customers

SCAP Release Helps to Improve Policy Compliance and Vulnerability Management

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2013) - iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), today announced the launch of its Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) hardening scripts, an improved information assurance (IA) compliance and security support for network management systems, protocol processors and SatManage servers.

Information assurance is a critical component of any organization's information systems' management strategy to ensure that data and systems integrity, confidentiality and availability are protected and available to support missions. Available to iGT's premium iSupport customers, the SCAP hardening script supports secure networks by managing vulnerabilities and evaluating information assurance. SCAP hardening scripts are now available for any iGT customer operating iDX 2.3, 2.3.1, 3.0 and SatManage 5.2.

"iGT is committed to providing the latest security enhancements and following the latest Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and SCAP guidelines, allowing Department of Defense (DoD) and government agencies to maintain information assurance and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) accreditation for their networks," said Karl Fuchs, iGT Vice President of Technology. "SCAP improves our automated information assurance assessments to mission-critical defense systems, resulting in improved policy compliance and vulnerability management."

About iDirect Government Technologies (iGT)
iDirect Government Technologies (iGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc., delivers secure satellite-based voice, video and data applications with anytime and anywhere connectivity in the air, at sea and on land. iGT's advanced satellite IP solutions are used for critical ISR, airborne, maritime and COTM communications to support force protection, logistics, situational awareness, disaster recovery and emergency response. Building on more than 15 years of global satellite communications experience, iGT provides the most bandwidth-efficient, scalable and highly secure platform to meet specialized applications of multiple federal, state and local government agencies, including the Department of Defense, both domestically and abroad. iGT is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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