Fortress Technologies Joins Telos Corporation on Defense Manpower Data Center Identity Protection Program

July 16, 2008
By Katie Packard

Fortress Technologies has joined with Telos Corporation to support the implementation of the Defense Department's Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) identity protection and management programs. Fortress will provide its Fortress Secure Wireless Bridges, which will enable a secure wireless link between handheld devices and a DMDC database. The devices will be used at U.S. military checkpoints worldwide to provide real-time authorization for active duty military personnel, Defense Department civilian employees, eligible contractors and selected others. The one-year contract has a potential value of $582 million with four one-year options.

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