Bastille Networks has securedÂ a $196,760 grant fromÂ the Department of Homeland Security to help optimize internet of things wireless protocols.
DHS said MondayÂ itÂ awarded the funds through the department’sÂ Silicon Valley Innovation Program, which aims to encourage “non-traditional performers” to offer technologies that could help DHS addressÂ threats.
Melissa Ho, SVIP managing director, said Bastille Networks seeksÂ to helpÂ DHS gainÂ insight and awareness into wireless network device detection.
Bastille Networks will work to identify enterprise IoT protocols and studyÂ requirements for the addition of missing protocols under the first phase of the project.
DHS intends for theÂ company to deploy a candidate site and determine future use-cases for IoT monitoring.
Atlanta, Georgia-based Bastille Networks offersÂ visibility intoÂ known and unknown mobile, wireless and IoTÂ devices within an enterprise’s corporate space.