Acquired Technology Provides Industry-Leading “Flight Simulator” Experience for Cyber Professionals in Cyber Attack Preparation
CABOT, Ark., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Metova, a technology services and app development company with expertise and extensive experience working with government entities, announced today the acquisition of Camber Corporation’s Cyber Operations Enhanced Network and Training Simulator (CENTS®) and SLAM-R® Cyber Range technology. A Cyber Range is an electronic environment that emulates a real world computer and network workspace providing a safe learning space for Cyber professionals to train and learn how to defend the network. In use throughout the Department of Defense, state, local governments and universities, the CENTS platform and the SLAM-R appliance brings a cyber range to life providing a robust environment for evaluating new equipment, validating operating procedures and testing personnel proficiency – all while greatly improving a company or organizations posture against an ever growing cyber concern.
“Metova is excited about this addition within our cyber portfolio and looks forward to new offerings and capabilities for our federal and commercial clients seeking to thwart the growing threat of cyber attacks,” said John Adams, CEO of Metova. “Starting with its introduction in the Department of Defense’s first cyber range, CENTS and SLAM-R have been instrumental in improving the way commercial and Defense Sector cyber events are exercised, trained, developed and tested.”
The combination of Metova’s world-class, “extreme programming” development and training capabilities along with CENTS technology creates a synergistic expansion of Metova’s cyber training and Modeling and Simulation (M&S) capabilities, providing an unparalleled Cyber Solution for existing and future customers. The CENTS platform and SLAM-R technology will continue to evolve providing customers with a superior Cyber Range capability. Customers will continue to see the same products and support, but with a shortened delivery cycle, enhanced usability and streamlined product support and maintenance.
About CENTS® and SLAM-R® Technology
Using state-of-the-art training simulators much like those used by fighter pilots, CENTS® was developed in 2006 to support cyber training and operations for the US Air Force. Following a decade of success and continual refinement, today CENTS® is the pre-eminent product portfolio for preparing cyber operators to detect and defend against malicious actors. CENTS® provides a powerful, realistic, risk-free emulated environment for training, developing and testing response actions to routine, zero-day, and catastrophic events.
Metova is a privately held Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and is a leading technology company creating world-class apps and 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 Cyber Defense, Technology Services, RFID, and application development.