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Services and Products Development

  • Products:
  • Computer security
  • Computer forensics
  • Information management
  • Reliable computing

For almost 30 years, ATC-NY has provided advanced R&D in computer security, computer forensics, information management, and reliable computing. The Small Business Administration (SBA) recognized ATC-NY with a 2011 Tibbetts Award for the company’s innovative computer forensics and information management software products. SBA presents the awards to companies and individuals that have advanced technological innovation and economic growth.

ATC-NY’s research in computer security has resulted in prototype systems and products addressing the protection of sensitive information, the detection of system intrusions, and the analysis of system vulnerabilities.  In computer forensics, ATC-NY has developed and transitioned seven products to users in all 50 states and 21 countries. ATC-NY’s contributions in information management include research and development in network-centric computing, workflow, information pedigree management, search and retrieval, and visualization. ATC-NY’s research in reliable computing encompasses design verification, implementation verification, model checking, and safety critical systems.

ATC-NY continues to lead the industry in innovative research and holds seven patents.  The company has developed several products that are being commercialized by two spin-off companies. ATC-NY has operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of Architecture Technology Corp. (ATC) since 1999. ATC specializes in networking and distributed computing and is a privately held company.

Cornell Connection

ATC-NY performs a major role in the Cornell Computer Science NuPrl group and is currently teamed with Cornell on a DARPA CRASH (clean-slate design of resilient, adaptive, secure hosts) effort.  Over the past 20 years, the company has collaborated with many Cornell faculty in the Department of Computer Science and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.