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DAR Series Part 2: Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)

June 25, 2020 | BY: Paul Davis, Steven Petric

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The Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program is an important part of the NSA’s strategy to deliver secure cybersecurity solutions. The program leverages commercial encryption technologies and products to deliver much needed cybersecurity solutions, quickly.

This is the second white paper in our data at rest (DAR) series exploring encryption and focuses on CSfC by providing details and background information on this vital NSA program. The first paper explored the reasons to protect DAR, encryption basics, and possible encryptor types – Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) and Type 1. Both types are National Security Agency (NSA) encryption programs that support the protection of classified DAR.

CSfC: Two Layers, One Solution

CSfC: Two Layers, One Solution

Read the full white paper to learn more about:

  • CSfC Program
  • Data at Rest Encryption
  • Capability Package
  • Protection Profiles
  • Components & Layers
  • Solutions & End User Devices
  • Trusted Integrators

Author’s Biography

Paul Davis

Director, Product Management - Data Solutions

Paul Davis began his career for Curtiss-Wright as a Research Manager for the Dayton, OH facility in 1997. Paul has held positions including: Director of Engineering managing a staff of 40+ engineers, managers, technicians, and co-op students; Product Manager for the switches, recorders, and various board level products; and then Director of Product Management. Now retired, Paul worked in engineering and engineering management positions for 19 years.

Steven Petric

Author’s Biography

Steven Petric

Senior Product Manager, Data Storage

The Product Manager for our data storage solutions, Steven is a data driven product management professional with over 20 years of experience in bringing new offerings to market and improving existing offerings. He has a Masters in Business along with Pragmatic Marketing Certification and is a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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