LINTHICUM, Md., June 24 (UPI) -- The Maryland Procurement Office has contracted Raytheon to develop a protection service for sensitive data movement between security classification levels.
U.S. company Raytheon was selected by the Maryland Procurement Office to create a distributed services architecture cross domain service that connects "open service-oriented architectures (SOA) and closed cross-domain guard solutions," a news release reported.
Under the $5 million contract, Raytheon will develop the connected SOA-compatible, cross-domain solution to support the protection of sensitive data and ensure it is not threaten in transfer between security classification levels.
"We have provided pieces of this solution for our Department of Defense customer, and now we are taking our expertise a bit further to apply this solution to a more complex concern of our customer," Steve Hawkins, Raytheon Information Security Solutions vice president, said in a statement.
"Raytheon will provide service-oriented architecture cross-domain solutions to enable open system development."