Operational Security

Cyber-crime and terrorism are growing security challenges that resource organizations must address. The data communication network gives visibility, and sometimes even control to anyone with access. It is vital that these networks remain secure from outside listeners and influences.

All Tait platforms are built with security at their core. Tait DMR supports encryption and user authentication, access control for devices and users, and full logging of traffic and network access. The Tait P25 platform provides end-to-end, 256 bit AES encryption that is P25-compliant and FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) certified to prevent the unauthorized access of information.

Protect information with conversation privacy

Tait provides data and voice communication security features to ensure privacy for your workforce communications. Encryption for both voice and data provides the highest levels of privacy. Tait trunked systems can provide privacy even without encryption, as channels are dynamically assigned to conversations in real time.

Whatever your needs are, Tait offers protection to every call containing information critical to your business operations.

Comprehensive access control

Security is a process, not just a feature, and Tait has a range of management tools to help manage the security of your communications system, from end to end.

Tait platforms incorporate a comprehensive set of access control features including EnableProtect Advanced System Key (ASK), part of the Tait Enable suite. EnableProtect Advanced System Key restricts the programming of devices to authorized personnel only and prevents unauthorized devices accessing the network.

Tait Enable also incorporates our award winning EnableProtect Key Management Facility (KMF), which enables the efficient deployment of encryption keys to devices using over the air rekeying (OTAR). The KMF also includes a remote device inhibit facility that enables agencies to disable lost or stolen terminals. The EnableProtect Key Fill Device (KFD) makes securely encrypting digital radios in the field as efficient and error-free as possible.

The efficiency gains created through using the EnableProtect Key Management Facility and EnableProtect Key Fill Device increase your network security by enabling more frequent re-keying.

Secure networks

The latest Tait networks provides industry best practice security provisions by supporting secured HTTPS ports for web based configuration and management, VPN servers on the node controller and virus scanners on any equipment running a standard operating system. Tait network monitoring tools support SNMP v3.

Core Tait network security

Tait base stations employ an access management system that provides secure password protected remote-access (via VPN) with retention of full audit and system logs. Remote access to the core Tait network is only via IP connection which operates via Secure Shell (SSH) utilizing encrypted traffic between the client and the server and via the Dell iDrac (integrated Dell remote access controller) which also utilizes encrypted traffic (HTTPS). For added security the front panel, display and menus on the Tait base station can be disabled to prevent non-authorized changes to the base station by those physically on site. The TB9400 also provides 12 digital inputs which can form a wide range of security and environmental monitor and alarm interfaces.