August 26, 2019 – SightGain, an innovator in the cyber security instrumentation market, announced a contract for the Department of the Air Force for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The award—administered by the U.S. Air Force’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Broad Agency—was sent to SightGain for a feasibility study to adopt the SightGain Cybersecurity Readiness Platform application to the Air Force mission.
SightGain’s bid was one of more than on thousand entries vetted through the application process. This contract is hailed as clear market validation for SightGain and the innovative technology it has developed.
Christian Sorensen, SightGain’s Chief Executive Officer, said “cybersecurity is broken; we’ve proven it. SightGain Cybersecurity Readiness Platform provides, for the first time, the ability to use that proof to improve technology and personnel. Enabling cyber operators to “Train Where They Fight” is a game-changer in the industry.”
The contract for SightGain’s feasibility study of SightGain Cybersecurity Readiness Platform was in response to the company’s submission under the Air Force open topic SBIR.
The contract proposal includes upcoming prototypes with units around the Air Force. These prototypes will validate the applicability to military units and integration with partner and military infrastructure. Results from these prototypes will provide justification for follow-on procurement from the government.
SightGain, based in Arlington VA, is a startup company focused on bring products and services to the market that measure, manage, and improve the technology, personnel, and processes used to protect organizations from cyber threats.