IT Architecture & Security

ARES’ IT architecture and security services consist of enterprise architecture and software development, systems administration, modeling and simulation, and information security solutions, which are typically provided within the context of restricted access, high availability operations in classified and unclassified environments.  ARES uses its CMMI Level 3 compliant processes to support knowledge management, semantic (Web 2.0) technology, secure network, and custom application projects.  ARES leverages extensive expertise in risk management techniques to improve system reliability, performance, and security, which has resulted in the Company’s status as a trusted provider of high availability, mission critical systems to it clients.

ARES has significant expertise in developing fully integrated, enterprise scale, custom software, and modeling and simulation solutions to meet its clients’ unique, complex requirements.  We have leveraged our extensive IT architecture and security expertise and project management capabilities to develop diverse solutions ranging from data management and decision analysis systems in support of the International Space Station, to regulatory requirements databases.  ARES’ fully integrated approach, combining multiple facets of our core capabilities, allows us to design software applications that incorporate significant business process improvements which increase the efficiency of its clients’ operations.

Our personnel protect and secure networks and systems in both classified and unclassified environments.  We provide high-end cyber threat analysis and security compliance services, including information assurance (IA), certification and accreditation (C&A), and computer network defense (CND) services.  We also develop and implement enterprise-wide information security policies and processes; have proven expertise in network security architecture, enterprise security operations and sustainment, hardening, forensics, and vulnerability assessments; and are a leader in developing and maintaining compliance with federal and military security regulations, laws, and directives.

ARES designs, deploys, and manages complex systems with high availability requirements.  Familiarity with federal government enterprise architecture requirements ensures that systems are robust and responsive to evolving client needs.  ARES has extensive experience implementing packaged software for Web-based applications within the government marketplace and has successfully integrated commercial off-the-shelf software with custom programming solutions, reducing overall customer cost while delivering the required level of support.  In addition to server maintenance, ARES’ desktop administration personnel manage personal computer configurations for multiple government agencies.