Viasat Releases New Security Capabilities for Global Naval Forces
MDD is highly valuable for maritime platforms because of its ability to provide the necessary policy enforcement and in-mission configuration flexibility without a connection to a remote management system by using the information assurance "Defense in Depth" model, which weaves together multiple layers of security controls and countermeasures. This model enables the Viasat MDD platform to ensure sensitive information hosted on the end user device (EUD) is continually checked and protected from compromise – even if the EUD is disconnected from the military operations center.
"Hackers are increasingly looking to compromise mobile devices as a way to gain access to classified government and military data," said
MDD software is an integral component of
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