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was developed to deliver a source of trusted auditable, and verifiable time to our customers in the DoD, commercial, legal and international communities. Sovereign Time is considered a Root Time Authority, having secure and direct connectivity with a number of National Measurement Institutes.
Sovereign Time is comprised of four critical components working together to deliver secure and auditable digital time stamps.
Time Lock™ for Microsoft Word is a service that provides trusted third party assurance of the authenticity of any Microsoft Word document. It enables users to quickly and easily incorporate secure digital time stamps into their work.
Time Check™ performs periodic measurements of distant digital computer clocks using a secure protocol. Time Check provides irrefutable evidence that the time of the digital clocks under its management and control are traceable, through Sovereign Time, to an Official Time Source, and are secure.
Cryptographic Auditable Timestamp Server (CATS) is a trusted network appliance that performs secure binding of digital signatures and time with virtually any digital object. CATS is the workhorse of the Sovereign Time infrastructure. CATS are automatically calibrated and audited daily to ensure traceability of timestamps to an official source of time. The resulting timestamps provide integrity, accountability and non-repudiation.
FairWitness™ delivers the ability to bind the who-what and for the first time, the when of digital evidence to the desktop of any investigator in the world. FairWitness relies on Sovereign Time to provide the time (UTC), the official time source of the world. This traceability of Digital Evidence Time Stamps from their issuance back to UTC significantly improves the integrity of any digital evidence collected.