Metova CyberCENTS gets patent for cyber attack engine

Metova CyberCENTS, cybersecurity simulation and training company, said its Myrmidon Attack Framework was granted US Patent No. 9,246,768 covering Systems and Methods for a Simulated Network Attack Generator.

Specific innovations patented include: bot-based attacks, attribution to virtual users on the network, event and scenario creation and storing, automatic execution, as well as the actual effects the framework has on a network.

The patent was formally submitted on June 18, 2009 making Myrmidon technology the first to market and CENTS the first commercial platform to offer this unique type of cyber-training capabilities.

Metova CyberCENTS Cyber Operations Enhanced Network and Training Simulator (CENTS) and SLAM-R Cyber Range technology provide an electronic environment that simulates a real world computer and network workspace providing a safe learning space for Cyber professionals to train and learn how to defend a network.

In use throughout the Department of Defense, state, local governments and universities, the CENTS platform and the SLAM-R appliance brings a cyber range to life providing an environment for evaluating new equipment, validating operating procedures and testing personnel proficiency.

Using state-of-the-art training simulators, CENTS® was developed in 2006 to support cyber training and operations for the US Air Force.

Metova is a privately held service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) and is a leading technology company creating world-class apps and technology services for customers ranging from government entities to Fortune 500 companies and startups. Metova provides solutions for organizations such as the Department of State, Department of Defense, and hundreds of commercial entities.