Partnership to drive deployment of advanced cyber security solutions to detect and counteract known and unknown cyber threats in real-time.
Today, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a principal contractor to defense, intelligence and homeland security customers delivering end-to-end mission solutions, and Bivio Networks, a leading provider of network systems for securing, monitoring and controlling critical network infrastructure, announced a strategic partnership to deliver an array of scalable, resilient and innovative cyber security solutions for both the public and private sectors.
"In our heavily networked world, cyber attacks represent a constant threat to both government systems and the critical networks we depend on for banking, communicating and powering our economy," said Nadia D. Short, vice president and general manager, Cyber Division, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. "Our customers will greatly benefit from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and Bivio Networks complementary expertise in designing and integrating proven solutions that defend large enterprise and national networks."
Through the partnership, the two companies will offer enhanced network security solutions that integrate the most up-to-date cyber security products and technologies to deliver situation awareness, allowing enterprises to proactively address cyber threats in real-time.
"With malicious cyber activity on the rise, the ability to act on secure, real-time communications is vital for agencies to make timely and accurate decisions in support of mission-critical operations," said Dr. Elan Amir, president and CEO of Bivio Networks. "This partnership combines Bivios expertise in developing advanced cyber security networking systems with General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems leading capabilities in designing and deploying solutions in mission critical environments to further address the federal governments unique security demands."
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and Bivio Networks have previously collaborated on federal agency cyber and network security deployments.
Bivio Networks is a leading provider of network systems for securing, monitoring and controlling critical network infrastructure. Bivio's global customer base includes worldwide government agencies and service providers. Its product suite enables its customers and partners, which include application developers and systems integrators, to develop and deploy leading solutions to secure monitor and control customer networks. Bivio is privately held and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area with office locations worldwide. More information is available at www.bivio.net.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD). As the prime contractor at the Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) program since its launch in 2003, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems provides expertise and domain experience in protecting the .gov domain. The company also provides trained analysts and technology support as the prime contractor at the Department of Defenses Cyber Crime Center (DC3). General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems frequently partners and collaborates with small companies in the cyber security marketplace to ensure government customers have the most effective means of protecting their critical assets and executing their mission. More information about the company is available online at http://www.gd-ais.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 91,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.