$3.8M Procurement Provides Air National Guard Cyber Forces with a distributed Cyber Range to Support Exercises, Conduct Training and Maintain Cyber Mission Ready Proficiency
Cabot, AR, July 26, 2016 – Metova CyberCENTS®, a cutting-edge authority in cybersecurity simulation and training and a Cybersecurity 500 honoree, today announced their selection as the cyber range provider for the Air National Guard’s Virtual Interconnected Training Environment (VITE). The $3.8M procurement will provide the Air National Guard Cyber Mission Forces with CyberCENTS cyber range technology to support tier 1, 2 and 3 exercises and conduct training. CyberCENTS’ platform for the Air National Guard will be used to maintain cyber mission ready proficiency as required by the Air Force’s 24th Air Force.
“Metova CyberCENTS is enjoying rapid market adoption of their solution based on their cutting edge technology platform, strong management and technical team, and outstanding customer service and support,” said Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures and Editor-In-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500. “Metova’s contract with the Air National Guard demonstrates CyberCENTS’ ability to emulate the cyber weapon system environment necessary to train those who protect and defend our nation’s most critical digital assets.”
CENTS®, a cyber range solution that is functional out of the box, will provide VITE with a persistent training environment supporting the implementation of the cyber mission construct while ensuring distributed training for integrated warfighter operations. With CENTS, VITE becomes a fully scalable offering that is configurable for evolving cyber environments. CENTS provides the Air National Guard with realistic network environments along with the ability to emulate and simulate adaptive opposing forces and threats.
Metova CyberCENTS CYNTRS® platform, which will be delivered to the Air National Guard units, can function as a stand-alone range or be interconnected with other cyber simulators or ranges. CYNTRS (Cybersecurity Network Training Simulator) provides the needed hardware and virtual machines for a range as well as the needed capabilities to bring a network to life. The SLAM-R© appliance will provide VM/device management, a functioning Internet “grey space” with websites and social media, RFC compliant traffic generation and an event and attack framework for building scenarios and creating traffic profiles. Metova CyberCENTS’ Range Global Internet (RGI®) serves as the interconnecting hub where all Air National Guard CYNTRS units are integrated into one cyber range.
“Our turnkey hardware offerings provide the lifelike cyber threat simulation that is required by organizations such as the Air National Guard, Department of Defense, state, local governments and universities, for truly informed evaluation of cyber-attack defense and protocol,” said Bill Dunn, president of Metova CyberCENTS. “We are honored to provide our technology to the Air National Guard’s Virtual Interconnected Training Environment and look forward to ensuring their cyber forces are prepared to defend against even the most sophisticated cyber-attacks.”
For more information on offerings including CENTS, CYNTRS, SLAM-R and RGI, or to schedule a demo please visit www.Cybercents.com
Metova is a privately held Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and is a leading technology company creating world-class cyber simulator and cyber range environments, mobile applications, and provider of technology services for customers ranging from government entities to Fortune 500 companies and startups. Metova provides solutions for organizations such as the Department of State, Department of Defense, and hundreds of commercial entities. Metova provides services that include Cybersecurity, Cyberspace Operations, Defense, Information Technology Services, RFID, and mobile application development.
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