Sectra Tiger to protect NATO secrets from eavesdropping
The Hague – October 1, 2018 – International cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that NATO has placed an order for the encrypted mobile phone Sectra Tiger/S 7401. With Sectra’s solution, NATO officials can communicate highly confidential information classified at the NATO SECRET security level without the risk of eavesdropping.
Sectra Tiger/S 7401 has been developed by Sectra under guidance from the Netherlands National Communications Security Agency (NL-NCSA) and received its formal approval for the NATO SECRET security level in February 2017.
“We have a long and fruitful cooperation with the NL-NCSA. This order from NATO confirms that the result of our cooperation meets the highest requirements for communication security and solves communication challenges related to confidentiality and availability at the highest political level,” comments Simo Pykälistö, President of Sectra Communications.
The ability to transfer information quickly and securely, without the risk of eavesdropping, can be vitally important for authorities, defense organizations and critical societal functions. Sectra Tiger/S 7401 offers the highest level of protection against eavesdropping attacks, even from state actors, and is a unique solution that is approved for both mobile and fixed communication at the NATO SECRET security level.
About Sectra Tiger/S 7401
The secure mobile phone Sectra Tiger/S 7401 is the top tier of an ecosystem of security-approved products for secure communications. The system also covers solutions for secure smartphone use and secure fixed telephony. By using Sectra Tiger Ecosystem, an organization can assign secure communication solutions based on an individual’s communication and security requirements.
Sectra Tiger/S 7401 also enables secure communications between different security domains. This means a user can securely communicate with colleagues in NATO, the EU and their respective national networks, with a single telephone, which is unique in the crypto industry.
Thanks to cooperation with customers and national security authorities in numerous countries, Sectra’s various solutions for secure communications have now been delivered to countries all over Europe, for national use and within the context of NATO and the EU. Users include government officials, officials in the diplomatic corps, decision-makers in defense and critical infrastructure, and military personnel in the field. Common to these is that they use security-approved products to communicate securely and that they have high demands on flexibility and mobility.