Waltham, Mass., USA - November 4, 2010
|Raytheon Company has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS). The company will now be known as Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions and will be integrated into Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business within the Information Security Solutions product line.
Source: Trusted Computer Solutions
(NYSE: RTN) has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS)
, a privately held company that delivers a comprehensive portfolio of cross-domain, operating system and network security solutions.
The acquisition is the seventh transaction
related to the cybersecurity
market for Raytheon
since 2007, further advancing the company's ability to deliver the end-to-end cyber solutions required to combat the most sophisticated threats that customers face.
|The need for sharing accurate intelligence data is critical to our nation’s security. U.S. military forces deployed throughout the world, operating in joint environments, require real-time access to actionable intelligence. The Department of Defense’s response to this need is a global, Internet-like network in which both military and national agencies have access to time-sensitive intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. Raytheon’s solution – the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) – makes this vision a reality.
The transaction is not expected to materially impact Raytheon
's sales or earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2010 or fiscal year 2011.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
delivers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of cyberproducts, solutions and services to protect the nation’s most critical networks.
TCS’ strong product portfolio extends Raytheon’s leadership
in government cross-domain solutions and adds vital new capabilities to our suite of cybersolutions
Founded in 1994, Trusted Computer Solutions
|Raytheon’s solution – the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). This system is leading the way toward seamless interoperability among all military services with its open architecture, Web-based DCGS Integration Backbone (DIB). The DIB facilitates the distribution of the right information at the right time to maximize operational effectiveness.
is an industry leader
in cross-domain and cybersecurity software and services
that enable organizations to manage and share information securely across multiple classification levels and domains.
Its accredited products enable customers to protect themselves against a range of threats and ensure confidential and secure sharing and collaboration.
Trusted Computer Solutions
is one of the largest repositories of Trusted Operating System engineering
talent and expertise in the world, which will enable Raytheon
to offer a broader range of solutions to its customers.
|Source: Trusted Computer Solutions
Effective and secure information sharing across government entities is now a top priority in intelligence and defense organizations worldwide
The domain knowledge and software products produced by TCS
enable key government agencies to manage and share information securely.
TCS products include the SecureOffice
® suite of cross-domain solutions that allow the secure transfer and sharing of information across networks of different classification levels; Security Blanket
®, an automated operating system lock-down and management tool; and CounterStorm™,
a behavioral, statistical and content-based anomaly detection system that rapidly identifies targeted and zero-day attacks.
also delivers expertise across a range of cybersecurity
disciplines, including information security engineering
and accreditation support, training, risk assessment
and system security.
are backed by the company’s Professional Services group
, nationally recognized experts in security policy, architecture, planning and implementation.
|The system being integrated at DGS-4 is similar in design to the DGS-2 site but has several upgrades, including a Solaris 10 baseline that has been fully tested in the factory before on-site delivery.
The company will now be known as Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions
and will be integrated into Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business
within the Information Security Solutions product line.
TCS CEO Mike Burgoon will continue to lead the business
Trusted Computer Solutions
is based in Herndon, Va., USA
With more than a decade of experience in fielding cross domain solutions, Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS)
is a proven choice for meeting information sharing and protection requirements.
represent a wide range of agencies and operations within the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Homeland Security, civilian agencies,
and commercial sector
Board of Advisors
• Alan Wade
, Retired CIO, Central Intelligence Agency
• David W. Carey
, Executive Director, Blackbird Technologies
• Edward A. Hart
, Director and Government Liaison, Digital Signal Corporation
• Joseph K Kellogg
, Executive Vice President of the Mission Systems Business Group, CACI International Inc.
• Mike Pflueger
, Director of Pacific Operations, SAIC
• William Gravell
, President, Diogenes Group, LLC
• George C. Newstrom
, President & COO, Lee Technologies
• Paul Livingston
, President, Accokeek Research and Engineering, Inc.
Herndon, VA 20170
Lynn A. Dugle, President of Raytheon IIS
"Raytheon is committed to delivering the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions and services to help protect the nation's most critical networks," said Lynn Dugle, president of Raytheon IIS.
"Trusted Computer Solutions' very strong product portfolio extends Raytheon's leadership in government cross-domain solutions and delivers vital new capabilities to our suite of cyber solutions."
About Raytheon Company
, with 2009 sales of $25 billion
, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world.
With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon
provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.
With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., USA, Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide
SOURCE Raytheon Company
leverages decades of experience in cybersecurity, information operations and information assurance (IO/IA)
to successfully protect our global customers’ critical information and infrastructures from the most complex threats.
From Vulnerability Assessments to Information Assurance, Monitoring and Traffic Analysis to Information Operations, Raytheon’s integrated cybersecurity solutions
|Raytheon is the prime contractor of DCGS, leading a diverse team of partners and suppliers. DCGS provides continuous on-demand intelligence brokering to achieve full-spectrum dominance so that U.S. and coalition warfighters can change the course of events in hours, minutes or even seconds.
safeguard mission-critical systems against the widest range of internal and external threats.
Raytheon’s end-to-end offensive and defensive solutions
|The annual Empire Challenge is designed to test and demonstrate techniques, standards and procedures for interoperation between U.S. and coalition ISR assets and systems, using a variety of U.S. and allied DCGS ground systems.
constantly monitor and protect against breach, fraud, theft and sabotage.
|Right now IIS is in the process of modernizing the U.S. Air Force’s distributed Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems. The goal is to maximize operational effectiveness by creating a worldwide, network-centric enterprise that facilitates the distribution of the right information - at the right time.
No matter how complex the system or threat, Raytheon
is trusted by global governments
and Fortune 500 companies
to deliver a proven, powerful line of cyber defense
Robust Portfolio of Cybersecurity Products and Technologies
Vulnerability and Security Assessments
• Physical and Information Security Assessments
• Software Vulnerability Testing
• Penetration Testing
• Certification and Accreditation
• Compliance and Security Audits
Enterprise Information Assurance (IA) Solutions and Services
• Cross-Domain Information Sharing
• Perimeter Defense
• Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
• Security Architectural Engineering and Systems Integration
• IA Training
Monitoring and Traffic Analysis
• Secure Voice/Video/Data Communications
• Endpoint and Network Monitoring
• Information Protection
• Insider Threat Protection
• Real-time Network Traffic Intelligence
• Cryptographic Solutions
• Vulnerability Exploitation
• Computer Network Defense (CND) / Computer Network Operations (CNO)
• Open Source Exploitation
Information Operations (IO)
• Dynamic Defense
• Reverse Engineering
• IO Tools and Exploits
Information Security Solutions
Lynn A. Dugle
Vice President of Raytheon Company
President of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems
Lynn A. Dugle is a Raytheon Company vice president and president of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS).
|Lynn A. Dugle
She assumed leadership of IIS in January 2009, and was previously vice president and deputy general manager of that business. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.
Headquartered in Garland, Texas, IIS is a leader in intelligence and information technology solutions drawing on capabilities in signals, imaging and geospatial intelligence; air- and space-borne command and control; ground engineering support; and weather and environmental management.
Major programs, products and initiatives include MIND, NASA Earth Observing System Data Information System (EOSDIS), Information Dissemination Services-Direct Delivery (IDS-D), National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS), U-2, Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), Tactical Control System (TCS), SONJA, USVISIT and Global Hawk.
IIS is also responsible for the development of Raytheon’s information solutions strategy and the oversight of Raytheon’s Homeland Security business.
Major development operations are located in Texas, Colorado, Virginia, Maryland, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Missouri.
Prior to her role at IIS, Dugle was vice president, Engineering, Technology and Quality for Raytheon Network Centric Systems (NCS), responsible for the function’s strategic direction, leadership and operations.
While at NCS, Dugle was honored with the Raytheon CEO Award for leveraging her technical knowledge and leadership skills to deliver innovative solutions for the customer.
Before joining Raytheon in April 2004, Dugle held officer-level positions with ADC Telecommunications.
While headquartered in Australia, Dugle was responsible for leading teams in Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
Previous international experience includes managing design and production facilities in Austria and Argentina.
Dugle began her career at Texas Instruments as a program engineer and rose to vice president of Quality for the Defense Systems and Electronics Group.
While at Texas Instruments she held positions within manufacturing, operations, supply chain management, quality, financial analysis, strategic planning and productivity programs.
Dugle is a member of the Raytheon Australia Board of Directors, the Southern Methodist University Graduate Program Board of Knowledge, and the Texans Credit Union Board of Directors.
She has held prior board of director positions with the Collin County Red Cross, Collin County March of Dimes, the Dallas metropolitan area United Way, and served as the chairman of the board for the Collin County Rape Crisis Center.
Dugle earned two degrees from Purdue University, a Bachelor of Science degree in technical management, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish.
Dugle also earned a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.