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Secure Decisions releases MeerCAT® Pro Version 4.1

NORTHPORT, NY, April 16, 2013 – The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has released a new version of its wireless network security visualization tool, MeerCAT Pro Version 4.1. MeerCAT, a visualization tool to help identify wireless vulnerabilities and threats, and assess the risks to an organization was developed as part of a DARPA-funded research effort. It has helped many security professionals – including information security auditors, penetration vulnerability testers, and computer network defenders – conduct post-hoc analysis of data acquired from wireless site surveys and security audits. The data analyzed by MeerCAT is typically collected using “wardriving” software such as Flying Squirrel or Kismet that discover, identify, and locate wireless transmitters. MeerCAT integrates wireless discovery data with a geographic information system (GIS) to provide a unified view of detected wireless devices, with their vulnerabilities [...]

Secure Decisions releases MeerCAT® Pro Version 4.0

NORTHPORT, NY, August 15, 2012 – The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has released a new version of its wireless network security visualization tool, MeerCAT Pro Version 4.0. MeerCAT, a visualization tool to help identify wireless vulnerabilities and threats, and assess the risks to an organization was developed as part of a DARPA-funded research effort. It has helped many security professionals – including information security auditors, penetration vulnerability testers, and computer network defenders – conduct post-hoc analysis of data acquired from wireless site surveys and security audits. The data analyzed by MeerCAT is typically collected using “wardriving” software such as Flying Squirrel or Kismet that discover, identify, and locate wireless transmitters. MeerCAT integrates wireless discovery data with a geographic information system (GIS) to provide a unified view of detected wireless devices, with their vulnerabilities [...]

Secure Decisions’ MeerCAT receives the Long Island Software Award

NORTHPORT, NY, May 24th, 2011 – The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has been awarded the Long Island Software Award. MeerCAT® was selected as one of “Long Island’s Top Software Products” and received an award at the Long Island Software and Technology Network (LISTnet) event held on May 11th, 2011.  The Long Island Software Award mission is to “showcase the strength and diversity of Long Island's software industry by recognizing excellence in a wide range of software products. Secure Decisions has previously won this award for their VIAssist™ and SecureScope™ products. MeerCAT was initially developed as part of a DARPA-funded research effort into developing tools for visualizing mobile networks. It was based on the needs of DoD security professionals, such as information security auditors, penetration vulnerability testers, and computer network defenders, who conduct ‘wardrives’ [...]

Secure Decisions Awarded Another U.S. Department of Defense Contract for MeerCAT®

Division of Applied Visions to deliver, maintain and support GOTS version of its wireless security assessment tool for government users of Flying Squirrel. NORTHPORT, NY, November 2, 2010 – Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and developer of visual analytic tools for cyber defense, has received an U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) award. Under the contract, Secure Decisions will deliver MeerCAT-FS, a government off-the-shelf (GOTS) version of the company’s wireless security visualization tool. The contract work includes maintaining the software application and providing third-level product support to NRL through May 2011. MeerCAT-FS provides an integrated set of visual tools to analyze, correlate, and report on wireless discoveries with NRL’s Flying Squirrel. By providing visual representations of the collected data, Flying Squirrel users can more easily identify, locate, and assess [...]

Secure Decisions’ MeerCAT a DARPA 2010 Success Standout

DARPA singles out wireless security technology developed by Applied Visions, Inc. division as one of its success stories for 2010 The MeerCAT wireless analysis tool depicts network usage patterns and potential vulnerabilities. NORTHPORT, NY, March 15, 2010 – For the second time in its history, the Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has been honored by DARPA for its small business success gallery. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), research and development arm of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), selected MeerCAT®, along with a few other select DARPA-sponsored projects, to receive this recognition. MeerCAT, a tool designed to analyze wireless risks to critical cyber assets, is among an even smaller group of computer security technologies to be commended in this way.