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    Rostec :: News :: A Russian tablet has been designed for law enforcement agencies
    The device is protected against information leaks and can even work underwater

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    The Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Management Systems, which is part of the United Instrument-Making Corporation, has released the first version of its Russian-produced tablet for law enforcement agencies. The tablet is entirely developed by Russian scientists, equipped with a Russian operating system, and assembled in Russia at facilities of the Central Research Institute.

    The main feature of the tablet is an enhanced, multi-level system that protects against information leaks, as well as the external environment. The Russian tablet can operate underwater up to a depth of one meter for 30 minutes; can withstand a fall from up to two meters; and can work at temperatures between -22 C and 55 C. Tнe Russian operating system RoMOS ensures the safety of all user data, which is protected by platform hardware as well as the virtual private network (VPN) Vipnet.

    The operating system RoMOS is equipped with mechanisms based on domestic encryption algorithms; provides secure internet access; protects against malware, spyware, and built-in tabs; and can detect attempts by intruders to connect to the virtual base station.

    “Our tablet is not inferior to modern counterparts in terms of its technical characteristics,” said Dmitry Petrov, Deputy CEO of the Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Management Systems. “The advantages of the tablet are its secure access to IT-infrastructure, the possibility for the rapid processing of restricted information on a mobile device, cryptographically secure data storage, secure internet access, and the secure storage of contacts.”

    The device is equipped with a dual-core 1 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, two built-in cameras of .3 and 5 megapixels, and modern communication modules. The tablet was developed in accordance with the requirements of Data Protection 8 center of the Russian FSB (KS2).

    In Russia there is sufficient demand for us to make thousands of these devices

    Dmitry Petrov, Deputy CEO of the Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Management Systems

    The device’s hardware, featuring its own circuit system, guards against information leaks and control interceptions. A protected VPN-tunnel offers defense against network attacks, providing secure access to corporation resources, as well as anti-virus protection and content filtering.

    As unprotected mobile device communication modules such as microphones, recorders, audio codecs, video, and digital cameras are often sources of information leaks, the tablet is equipped with a “smart” button that at any time can disable these functions, as well as 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and GLONASS.

    “All devices have undergone a guaranteed assembly,” said Dmitry Petrov. “The pilot batch has been sent to law enforcement and other federal agencies for testing. We highly value the opinions of these first users and expect to receive additional requests and feedback. If our potential customers enjoy the tablet, we have enough facilities in the Russian Federation to make thousands of these devices.”

    The tablet with RoMOS operating system is intended only for use in law enforcement agencies, military organizations, and public institutions, according to the Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Management Systems, which did not consider the device for the civilian market.

    The Central Research Institute of Economics, Informatics, and Management Systems, part of Rostec’s United Instrument-Making Corporation, engages in military-economic research, the development of information technologies for military and dual-use, and the improvement, modernization, and development of the technical foundation for control and communication systems.

    Meet Russian tablet that beats hackers by physically disconnecting camera, mic
    Published time: July 03, 2014 10:41
    Edited time: July 03, 2014 14:22

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    A prototype of a Russian tablet, built using the Android-derived operating system RoMOS for the Russian Defense Ministry, which is apparently one featuring a physical disconnection of communication modules described by the OS developer TsNII EISU. (RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontov)


    A clever hacker can turn a modern mobile device into a spy, surveilling its owner. But there is a straightforward response to it. A new Russian tablet thwarts hackers by physically disconnecting communication modules and sensors on demand.

    The blunt-but-effective approach may sound like overkill, but the developer, a Russian research institute specializing in creating communication systems and providing IT security solutions for the military hopes their potential clients would appreciate it.

    The device, dubbed ‘Rupad’ by some media, is meant for the Russian armed forces, law enforcement agencies and secret services. The ‘kill communications’ button it features affects GPS, 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth modules, as well as its two cameras, microphone and even speaker, Deputy director for development at TsNII EISU, Dmitry Petrov, told RIA Novosti.

    Other specific features of the tablet include an Android-derived operating system that is meant to add an extra layer of anti-hacking protection and also replaces Google’s application store with another one, where all apps are vetted by the device producer.

    The tablet can work 1 meter underwater for at least 30 minutes, functions in hot temperatures of up to +55 degrees Celsius, and is shock-resistant. An extra-tough variant fit for combat zone is available.

    The institute has produced dozens of prototypes to be delivered for testing to potential customers. If the device is approved, the producer may develop a variant for civilian market aimed at buyers requiring high level of protection of their data, like top executives and people concerned about their privacy.
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    doesn't it say motorola on it?
    i didn't read article but whats up with that?
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    Point .Its motorola.
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    what??
    you want me to point it out?
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    I saw what you were saying about the photo .yes,its motorola.
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    and he said its a russian product…
    designed and made in russia..
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    its prototype running the OS

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    Its showing Motorola and other thing its running on Android (Google)
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    Damn,,,motorola printed on it:rofl::rofl::rofl:
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    OS is clearly android whats russian in that?
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