COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rsignia, Inc. today announced they have entered a formal partnership with West Virginia University Research Corporation (WVURC) formalizing teaming efforts focused on research and development in the critical cyber security domain. Rsignia signed the agreement with WVURC as framework to undertake task orders with WVURC as it relates to big data visualization and incorporating biometric components into cyber security solutions.
The agreement outlines a broad partnership with WVURC, a nationally recognized center of excellence by the intelligence community, to further enhance Rsignia's innovative, mission-oriented cyber solutions.
Rsignia and West Virginia University have had an ongoing relationship for over two years. Ongoing work includes efforts in behavioral intelligence and understanding complex multimodal social networks with applications of interest to the Department of Defense. This research consists of investigation into graph theory algorithms and the cognitive behavioral links of social networks with multimodal graph theory for visualization and understanding of dynamic multimodal networks.
Rsignia began its own research efforts into artificial and modeled intelligence for the purpose of social media intelligence gathering to augment its intelligence collection of their current DPI, threat detection and attribution offering.
"We have had a relationship previous to signing this agreement including teaming to respond to solicitations for government agencies, and are excited to elevate and expand upon that already existing relationship," stated Ms. Rachael Balter, Director, Strategic Partnerships - Forensic Technology at Rsignia.
About West Virginia University Research Corporation:
The WVURC was created as a not-for-profit corporation in 1985 to foster and support research at West Virginia University, and provide evaluation, development, patenting, management, and marketing services for inventions of the faculty, staff and students of the University.
The WVURC receives and administers funds awarded by external agencies for research and other activities and is responsible for helping protect intellectual property through patents, copyrights and licensing agreements for startup companies based on University research.
Rsignia is a leading provider of cyber security solutions and services including detection, mitigation, countermeasures, and forensics. In support of National Cyber Security Initiatives, Rsignia is developing some of the most innovative next generation cyber and forward thinking capabilities available to the marketplace today. As a mission and engineering-driven company, our main goal is to provide purpose-built cyber security solutions that proactively defend against potential threats and provide maximum data and network security to address those threats. Our continuing research and development efforts in behavioral analysis and modeled intelligence has great potential to become a ubiquitous security model in the future cyber security domain.
The unique combination of thought leaders from disciplines such as engineering, physical science, social science, and computer science make Rsignia's ideas and technology best of breed in the cyber arena. Embracing the new cyber warfare paradigm, their long-standing relationships with United States government agencies, and growing commercial base has positioned the company at the forefront of the rapidly growing cyber market. Learn more at: http://www.rsignia.com/ .
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