The Sectéra® Edge™ smartphone converges secure wireless voice and data by combining the functionality of a wireless phone and PDA — all in one easy-to-use handheld device. Developed for the National Security Agency’s Secure Mobile Environment Portable Electronic Device (SME PED) program, the Sectéra Edge is certified to protect wireless voice communications classified Top Secret and below as well as access e-mail and websites classified Secret and below. The Sectéra Edge is the only SME PED that switches between an integrated classified and unclassified PDA with a single key press.
Not only can you use the Sectéra Edge to make secure phone calls, you also have secure access to classified networks, your e-mail and web browsing via high-speed GSM or CDMA cellular networks and Wi-Fi* access points worldwide.
From the palm of your hand, the Sectéra Edge allows you to stay connected with attachment viewers and a personal organizer that includes contacts, calendar, tasks, alarms and notes, with desktop synchronization.
Implementing both Type 1 and Non-Type 1 encryption, including Suite B algorithms, the Sectéra Edge provides maximum flexibility in secure communications.
Securing the Tactical Edge
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Compact and lightweight, the Sectéra Edge is MIL-STD-810F ruggedized to accommodate wear and tear from both office users securing day-to-day communications or warfighters completing a tactical mission.
The Sectéra Edge is interoperable with:
The Sectéra Edge is NSA-certified and shipping. TalkSECURE™ Edge provides similar functionality and is available for non-Type 1 only communications.
The Configuration Workstation Tool is a software tool that enables Administrators to configure and update software on up to 16 Sectéra Edge Smartphone (SME PED) devices simultaneously. Using this tool to automate the configuration and software update process not only saves time and can prevent potential errors that may occur from manual configuration, it also minimizes the risk of overlooking necessary configuration parameters. The Configuration Workstation Tool simplifies the process of deploying Sectéra Edge devices to your critical users and significantly saves labor costs. Please click here for more information.
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Sectéra® Type 1 Products
Type 1 is a term for processes managed by the National Security Agency (NSA) that provide approved U.S. Government users with cryptographic products and systems that are suitable for the protection of classified information. U.S. Government and U.S. Government contractors must ship to a valid COMSEC account address.
For more information on the entire family of General Dynamics Type 1 Voice and Data products, please visit our homepage at www.gdc4s.com/secureproducts.
* Wi-Fi availability expected 3Q 2010.
Sectéra, TACLANE and Edge are trademarks of General Dynamics.
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HAIPE is a registered trademark of the National Security Agency.