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16 Sep 13. New software developed by Boeing for its Cyber Range-in-a-Box (CRIAB) cybersecurity training tool creates more-realistic virtual environments up to six times faster than previous versions, making the training more effective while decreasing costs. The new software – CRIAB 2.0 – provides governments and industry customers the ability to test security solutions and train security personnel in a realistic network environment. CRIAB 2.0’s performance-assessment tools also have been upgraded, allowing users to analyze their solutions more accurately, effectively and efficiently.
“CRIAB 2.0 helps customers meet the ever-increasing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals who can interpret data and take protective actions against cyber attacks,” said Dewey Houck, vice president and general manager of Boeing Electronic and Information Solutions. “Our customers will be able to improve their networks’ overall cybersecurity while improving training of personnel.”
The CRIAB 2.0 software upgrades include:
* Redesigned Range Management Services for faster development of virtual environments and training simulations
* Enhanced visual depictions of modeled networks
* Improved instruments to continuously monitor the training environment
* A new Network Visualization Console to better assess user and system performance.
———————————————————————–Cassidian, the security and defence arm of EADS, is a worldwide leader in security and defence solutions. The company delivers advanced defence systems along the whole action chain from sensors through command & control systems to combat aircraft and unmanned air systems. In the area of security, Cassidian provides customers worldwide with border surveillance systems, cyber security solutions and secure communications and in 2012, Cassidian – with around 23,000 employees worldwide; achieved revenues of € 5.7 billion. With headquarters in South Wales, the Cassidian UK business specialises in secure infrastructure and services and benefits from access to the wider Cassidian portfolio. Cassidian is a trusted partner to Governments and one of the first four organisations certified by the UK Government for cyber incident response and clean up. Cassidian is also a global leader in high grade encryption solutions and key management. Ectocryp® is a suite of encryption products (both voice and data) which are currently in use in the UK, secure data up to Top Secret and have the highest encryption rate currently on the market. Ectocryp® devices are exported around the world, including to the USA and Middle East.

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