A paper titled “Integrating Physical and Cyber Security Resources to Detect Wireless Threats to Critical Infrastructure” was accepted for presentation.


NORTHPORT, NY, December 14th, 2011 – A paper written by a team from Secure Decisions was presented as part of the Cyber Security track of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST2011) held in Greater Boston, Massachusetts, on November 15-17th, 2011.

The IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (IEEE HST) is the leading international conference addressing the challenges of homeland security technology innovation gaps. Since conception, this annual conference has gained prominence and recognition for bringing together science and technology leaders from around the world.

The presentation focused on a solution for monitoring, analyzing and reporting wireless activity. The WildCAT solution was developed by Secure Decisions in collaboration with the Applied Science Foundation for Homeland Security, and funded by DHS Science & Technology.  “WildCAT” leverages existing physical security forces to help assure information systems security. It provides a rich visual interface for analyzing wireless networks and supports automated alerting based on risk categories to minimize time and labor costs associated with analysis.

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About Applied Visions and Secure Decisions

Applied Visions, Inc. (AVI) provides software products, custom solutions, and advanced technology research for commercial and government customers. The company’s vision and expertise in visual software solutions for complex defense, national security, and business problems have served AVI’s customers in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and prominent technology and Fortune 500 firms.   Founded in 1987, AVI is based in Northport, NY, and has secure facilities and clearances to support classified government programs.

Secure Decisions was launched by AVI in 2000 to focus on cyber security research and products for the government. Today, Secure Decisions is a leader in security visualization, with an established track record of R&D contracts, technology transition and product development. Secure Decisions’ products are used to enhance the situational awareness of senior officers, computer network defenders and other security professionals in government and commercial organizations. SecureScope™, VIAssist™, and MeerCAT® are among Secure Decisions’ extensive portfolio of cyber defense solutions.

For more information, please visit www.avi.com and securedecisions.com.

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