Laptop built to protect classified docs

General Dynamics C4 Systems recently unveiled a new laptop that’s supposed to keep classified information safer when you’re at home or on travel.

GD officials maintain that the new TACLANE MultiBook laptop is certified by the National Security Agency to secure network communications to the secret level, allowing secret-squirrel government types to operate on unclassified and classified networks simultaneously.

“For the first time, these specialized workers can merge real life with work life using the TACLANE-MultiBook,” said Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics C4 Systems, in a recent press release.  “To get the same level of information security that the new computer provides, users would need three or more information security devices, at twice the cost of the TACLANE-Multibook, and still not have the MultiBook’s mobility.”

TACLANE Data-in-Transit encryption protects information being sent to and from classified networks, and the ProtecD@R® Data-at-Rest encryption protects data stored on the computer from loss or theft, GD officials maintain.

MultiBook starts at $5,790 and is available on GSA.

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  • Musson

    Great. All the spooks will be chill-axing on the patio at Starbucks – directing the overthrow of some Middle East Sheikdom on the WiFi.

  • brok3n

    Until the Chinese get a hold of one or steal its specs off of some ‘secure’ General Dynamics server. The only safe way to keep info these days is off computers.

  • Andrew

    Why does this have to read like a chesy sales pitch? Is some three star walking down the aisle at GD with a shopping cart?

  • tmb2

    The only thing the article is missing is “Buy yours today!”

  • USA

    im glad they cam out with some TEC like this. we eallly need to keep our information classfied now that the communist chinese are all in our computers triying to get our TEC. im glad to see the DOD doing something about cyber security now.

  • Non – Amous

    Here! Here’s a band-aid! Look the other way!

  • mpower6428

    wonderfull, our very own “enigma” machine.

  • Bill

    If any part of this laptop’s OS was done by Microsoft it will have an endless amount of holes and bugs that any teenage kid can exploit.

  • ChrisM

    So this will be accompanied by T-SCIF forms for all the best westerns thru holiday inns?

  • Musson

    Have they released a secure vesion of the President Obama’s Blackberry? I gues that may be next in line.

  • Noth

    I wonder if they managed to source all the parts from fabs in America or just not fabs in China…

    • Helepythia

      Hell, if the parts were made in China, you might as well give all your secrets away at the embassy…


    No need to elaborate on this lack of responsibility.