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Wide-scale, Agentless, and Rapid collection of Digital Evidence from Networks (WARDEN)

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2015, $276,431)

AIS proposes a to modify a large-scale network incident (intrusion) response system called Metasponse that it developed for the U.S. Air Force for civilian law enforcement application. This new tool will be called WARDEN (Wide-scale, Agentless, and Rapid collection of Digital Evidence from Networks). WARDEN will support the collection, analysis, and reporting of evidentiary data from all Windows® OSs, including workstations and servers, Linux, Mac OS X, and select networking devices running within large-scale networks. AIS will distribute this tool to U.S. law enforcement free of charge and continue to support it for at least 5 years.

This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law.


Date Created: September 27, 2015