HENSOLDT’s X7 technology provides cyber-protection for all types of military systems.
HENSOLDT’s X7 technology provides cyber-protection for all types of military systems.

HENSOLDT France Develops Combined Software and Hardware Solution for Military Cybersecurity

HENSOLDT France, the French subsidiary of sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT, has developed a combined software and hardware solution for Cybersecurity that can be individually adapted to customer requirements. The X7 technology provides a cyber-protection solution that can be used in all types of military systems in particular for tactical platforms requiring low SWaP (Size, Weight and Power) electronics. The main security feature of X7 is IP network encryption. In addition, X7 manages network segregation as well as secure data storage, and handles information of various classification levels.

Furthermore, X7 has features that render the stored data unusable if compromised. X7 uses the latest electronic components (SoC FPGA) for its hardware base and places them in a compact housing that can be adapted to the available space, depending on whether it is to be used in any kind of tactical platforms, even carried in a soldier back pack. X7 is a lightweight solution and suits to very challenging environment met by tactical military systems.

Advertisement

“X7 is a customizable solution,” says Philippe Guibourg, CEO of HENSOLDT France. “It has an open, flexible architecture that we can tailor exactly to the customer’s needs. It also scales with possible future requirements, meaning additional functions can be easily implemented at any time. The compact, lightweight hardware core remains the same.” Each product based on the X7 technology can be certified to Common Criteria, up to EAL4+ and/or NATO secret.

HENSOLDT is a leading company in the European defence industry with global reach. Based in Taufkirchen near Munich, the company develops complete sensor solutions for defence and security applications. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT drives the development of defence electronics and optronics and is continuously expanding its portfolio based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cyber security. With more than 6,400 employees, HENSOLDT achieved a turnover of 1.5 billion euros in 2021. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. HENSOLDT France is a French company, member of the French DITB, subsidiary of HENSOLDT Group, worldwide provider of NATO IFF Cryptographic computers, datalinks and cybersecurity solutions.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.