Wednesday, December 19, 2012

AT&T to Develop Highly-Secure Mobile Handsets for U.S. Military

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a contract to AT&T Government Solutions to develop and deliver trusted mobile devices able to send and receive highly-secure voice, video, and data across multiple security domains and wireless networks – domestic and international. 

The Trusted Handheld Platform will support  secure, classified, and unsecure communications.   Initial devices will use a modified version of the Android.

AT&T said it has assembled a team of leading security technology providers to deliver secure mobile devices under this award, including: Green Hills Software, SafeNet, and Sequitur Labs.