Accession Number:

ADA210248

Title:

DDN Trusted Guard Gateway. Trusted Guard Gateway (TGG) Technology Assessment. Phase 2

Descriptive Note:

final rept. 10 Jun 1988-2 Feb 1989

Corporate Author:

SPARTA INC MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1989-02-02

Pagination or Media Count:

106.0

Abstract:

This document provides to the Defense Communications Agency DCA the results of a technology assessment effort made for the purpose of determining the acquisition andor development potential of a specialized gateway that would interconnect communities with differing security characteristics such as allowing multilevel secure, classified hosts operating at the unclassified level to communicate with hosts in the unclassified segment. Section 2.0 of this report reviews the Trusted Guard Gateway TGG definition and requirements as outlined in Phase I of this effort. Section 3.0 details the Technology Assessment approach and methodology and provides profiles of the various trusted operating system and gateway vendors surveyed. Section 4.0 presents an overview of an alternative approach to the TGG in the form of an application relay. Keywords Computer gateways Computer communications Secure communications Computer networks Internetworking Trusted operating systems Defense data network.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE