A Battlefield Air Operations kit is a collection of rugged computing devices equipped for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Operator Control System. It is a wearable system integrated in a tactical vest designed for dismounted Air Support operations and communications control.
A Battlefield Air Operations kit enables combat tactical communications to provide a variety capability of situational awareness and blue force tracking operations. The operations and the communication in such a system have to be conducted in a secure way, and however there are some vulnerabilities that could be occurred: (i) in the Battlefield Air Operations kit system, (ii) the attached rugged sensors or other devices, (iii) the network, (iv) the service provider. These security vulnerabilities could interrupt the mission operations or even compromise the target mission.
For providing innovative security protection, InfoBeyond is award by Air Force to investigate the Battlefield Air Operations kit vulnerabilities and the defending approaches. InfoBeyond is an established company for Cybersecurity, especially for enabling a means for protecting data from external or internal attacks. InfoBeyond conduct the research for preventing attacks to Battlefield Air Operations kit in a hostile environment.