Press Release

Sep 28, 2010



ViaSat Introduces IPS-250, First Non-CCI Suite B Inline Network Encryptor for Secret and Below Communications


CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept 28, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) is introducing the AltaSec(R) IPS-250 inline network encryptor (INE), the first network encryptor to be compatible with the new Cryptographic High Value Product (CHVP) Suite B standards specified by the National Security Agency (NSA). The new product enables U.S. warfighters and government agencies to create secure IP networks without the expensive logistics and lifecycle costs associated with handling and accounting for Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI). The IPS-250 is designed to secure networks to Secret and Below levels, and provide interoperability between CCI and CHVP/Non-CCI IP encryption devices.


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In accord with NSA CHVP guidelines, ViaSat is developing this new class of products based on its NSA-certified Type 1 cryptographic and cyber security product line. The development includes smaller, lower-cost versions of AltaSec products, as well as the next generation of ViaSat PSIAM, a reprogrammable, high-assurance crypto system designed to specifically address network-centric architectures and Cryptographic Modernization initiatives. PSIAM is at the core of all ViaSat information assurance products and embeddable crypto technology.


For additional product information, call 888-VIASAT1, or send email to infosec@viasat.com.


For additional Suite B information see http://www.nsa.gov/ia/programs/suiteb_cryptography/index.shtml.


About ViaSat


ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to virtually any location. The company provides networking products and managed network services for enterprise IP applications; is a key supplier of network-centric military communications and encryption technologies and products to the U.S. government; is the primary technology partner for gateway and customer-premises equipment for consumer and mobile satellite broadband services; and owns WildBlue, the premier Ka-band satellite broadband service provider. ViaSat also offers design capabilities and a number of complementary products including monolithic microwave integrated circuits and modules, DVB-S2 satellite communication components, video data link systems, data acceleration and compression, and mobile satellite antenna systems. Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat includes a number of locations worldwide for customer service, network operations, and technology development.


Forward-Looking Statements


Portions of this release, particularly statements about ViaSat product performance, contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. ViaSat wishes to caution you that there are some factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including but not limited to: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations; and increased competition and other factors affecting the telecommunications industry generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in ViaSat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including without limitation, ViaSat's annual reports on Form 10-K and ViaSat's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. ViaSat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.


AltaSec is a registered trademark of ViaSat Inc.


SOURCE ViaSat Inc.


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