NMIMC manages a large volume of medical information--used to plan, coordinate and provide cost-effective information management throughout the world for Navy personnel and their families.
NMIMC briefly considered traditional VPNs, with proprietary clients often using IPSec to securely communicate over insecure networks like the Internet.
NMIMC eventually chose the Secure Extranet Appliance (SEA) solution from SafeWeb of Emeryville, CA.
The new NMIMC contract extends RGII's relationship with the Department of the Navy.
We are proud to extend our relationship with the Navy and NMIMC as we enter this new contract and apply our expertise and experience toward the critical issues of medical data integrity," said Kathryn Freeland, Chief Executive Officer of RGII Technologies.
It didn't provide us with centralized auditing capabilities or allow us to easily control user access," said Lieutenant Nickerson, head of security for NMIMC.
To date, NMIMC has provided 1,500 Navy Medicine employees with secure remote access to proprietary naval business information.
Walters, Navy Medicine's Chief Information Officer and the Commanding Officer of NMIMC
, "The prototype worked so well, I've included the (GEMM) tool in the lease to own procurement of every server, personal and notebook computer for the Navy Medicine system.