CSC Launches First Secure Government Employee Remote Access Solution
News Release -- March 10, 2010
New Offering Provides Clients the Ability to Securely Connect to Government Networks While Working Remotely
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 10 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced the launch of the Common Access Card (CAC) Enabled - Remote Access Solution (CE-RAS), a secure connectivity solution that allows employees to access government networks from non-government computers, regardless of location.
With the CE-RAS, employees can meet increased work requirements during surge periods and continue working during emergency situations that would normally prevent them from reaching their customary workplaces. This secure telework solution is the only government-approved product that meets security standards and permits the use of non-government equipment to connect to government networks.
“Telework offers significant benefits to employers and employees, and it presents opportunities to reduce the environmental impact of car travel; however, security is paramount for employers,” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector. “CSC’s CE-RAS gives clients in the private and public sectors a telework solution that is secure and flexible.”
CE-RAS was procured under the U.S. General Service Administration's Millennia contract and is currently being used in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Office of the Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation. It can be customized for different systems employed by other government and commercial organizations. The solution comprises a special compact disk and an economical, government-supplied CAC reader and enables employees’ personal computers to connect to OSD’s remote access infrastructure.
CSC’s security expertise extends across the defense and intelligence agencies and across commercial enterprises in banking, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and energy. CSC protects the networks of some of the world’s major global corporations.
For more information about CSC’s security solutions, visit www.csc.com/security.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 1, 2010. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at www.csc.com.