Owl Cyber Defense Announces New Release of Scowt Tactical CDS Platform


The latest release of Scowt-Compact is Raise-the-Bar ready with ruggedized, military-grade, hardware-enforced one-way-transfer capabilities.

Danbury, CT March 30, 2020 Owl Cyber Defense Solutions, LLC (“Owl”), a global market leader in defending network boundaries and enabling clean data sharing across domains, announced today the latest release of the company’s tactical Cross Domain Solution (CDS) hardware platform, Scowt-Compact.

Scowt-Compact is a robust and efficient platform that supports the transfer capabilities that U.S. military and intelligence agencies need to assure clean data sharing for successful mission operations” said Ken Walker, CTO, Owl Cyber Defense. “Owl’s embedded one-way transfer (OWT) technology provides a highly secure platform to deliver data between trusted and untrusted domains, including high threat networks. The ruggedized enclosure ensures survival in extreme conditions for real-time sharing of operational information from harsh environments in the field,” he added.

Success on the battlefield is now dependent on accurate, timely and clean data. Scowt-Compact enables the secure transfer of data from field operations to decision points within the command structure. Designed for the most severe operating environments and verified as Raise-the-Bar (RTB) ready, Scowt-Compact is a ruggedized hardware platform that meets military-specifications. The combination of hardware and software creates an all-in-one solution that performs content filtering and data transfers, from low to high or high to low. The device is conduction cooled, can be frame or shelf-mounted, and has reduced size, weight, and power (SWaP). It contains dual-processing nodes, separated by Owl’s patented hardware-enforced one-way transfer data diode ensure domain segmentation.

Owl’s software is based on a STIG compliant, CLIP enforced EAL4+ Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) foundation. It supports both file transfer dataflows, with file scanning and validation filtering, and protocol header and payload filtering for streaming dataflows. Scowt also supports dataflow bandwidths of up to 104 Mbps for UDP and TCP content streaming and file transfer.

To learn more about Scowt-Compact and its technical specifications, click here.

Press Contact: Aileen Casmano, Integrated Marketing Manager, acasmano@owlcyberdefense.com

About Owl Cyber Defense Solutions
Owl Cyber Defense is a global leader in solving network defense challenges, transferring data across domain boundaries and providing end-users with clean, trusted data.  With a constant focus on customers in the military, government, critical infrastructure, and commercial communities, Owl develops market-first, secure data transfer products to meet a variety of operational needs, from end-point to enterprise.