NSA nod for GD secure terminal
- By Joab Jackson
- Aug 23, 2006
The National Security Agency has granted Type 1 security certification for a software upgrade to the Sect'ra Black Digital Interface Terminal
, offered by General Dynamics Corp.
of Falls Church, Va., (www.generaldynamics.com
The terminal, when attached to cellular phones, satellite phones or other devices, encrypts voice and data transmissions. The Type 1 cert clears the way for Top Secret use. The upgrade itself boosts throughput to up to 128Kbs.
Joab Jackson is the senior technology editor for Government Computer News.