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Dafocom Solutions Awarded $1.8 million Cyber Network Security Contract

Dafocom Solutions (Dafocom), a Kanata-based certified Indigenous small business, is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $1.8 million contract to provide cyber assurance hardware to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) in support of deployed operations in Latvia.

This contract represents a significant milestone for Dafocom, showcasing the company’s expertise in providing cutting-edge solutions in the field of network security and cyber assurance. Within the scope of the contract is the provision of 145 DV1 Data Diodes and associated ancillary equipment designed to provide layer-1 data protection. The cyber network security solution boasts plug-and-play hardware enabling rapid deployment in tactical situations, with no latency and minimal processing power requirements allowing for up to 1GB/s of line speed utilizing power-over-ethernet.

As a proud Indigenous-owned business, Dafocom is committed to delivering high-quality products and services while also promoting small business innovation in the industry. “We are thrilled to have been selected to support deployed Canadian Armed Forces personnel on Operation REASSURANCE with a portable C2 cyber network solution for secure communications,” said Len Anderson, CEO of Dafocom. “This contract not only highlights our technical capabilities but also underscores the value of Indigenous businesses in the Canadian defence sector.”

With a focus on innovation and excellence, Dafocom is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of its clients while also contributing to the growth and success of Indigenous businesses in Canada. “This contract award builds upon Dafocom’s success to-date in the cyber network security arena where we continue to develop innovative solutions,” said Craig Bowditch, CFO of Dafocom. The company looks forward to continuing to make a positive impact in the industry with its technology which has been fielded on other DND platforms, including, TAPV and LAV vehicles, and both the Halifax-class and Joint Support Ship.

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