Viasat’s technology enables government users to access classified and sensitive data at home and other remote locations
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a number of new challenges for individuals and organizations around the world. During this time, Viasat remains committed to helping its government customers stay connected, informed and productive. Governments and militaries are facing enormous new challenges, including how to ensure employees can still securely access sensitive or classified information that keeps nations safe.
To help government and military personnel working from home and other remote areas, Viasat is delivering a specific network encryption solution designed to help government employees, first responders, elected officials and warfighters securely access data from any location equipped with a personal, public or private broadband network.
“The COVID-19 pandemic poses serious threats to individuals around the world, and every precaution should be taken to ensure the safety of our citizens,” said Ken Peterman, president, Government Systems, Viasat. “We applaud the steps being taken by governments to address this crisis. During this challenging time, Viasat is committed to helping our government customers stay connected and informed by providing secure communications to classified and sensitive data via our leading remote access network encryption solution.”
Viasat is an industry-leading network encryption provider with over two decades of experience protecting the integrity of governments’ most sensitive information. The Company’s network encryption products use signature technology that is designed to safeguard sensitive information across today’s battlespace —from the cloud to the tactical edge.
Viasat is also currently the only U.S. Company to support Type 1 encryption for both Layer 2 EDE (Ethernet Data Encryption) and Layer 3 HAIPE (High Assurance Internet Protocol Encryptor) network protocols.
Viasat’s remote access network encryption solution has been field-tested and proven to secure classified data up to Secret level for a wide range of U.S. and allied government customers.