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Trenton Systems Continues Fortifying Already-Robust Cybersecurity Protections In Light Of Long Hack Exposé

Trenton Systems, an American manufacturer of secure, high-performance computing solutions, continues to bolster, expand, and solidify its already-robust supply chain protection and hardware-software cybersecurity methodology in light of Bloomberg’s Long Hack Supermicro exposé.

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Trenton Systems is a trusted, longtime provider of cybersecure, high-performance computing solutions for military, industrial, and commercial applications.

Trenton Systems, an American manufacturer of secure, high-performance coTrenmputing solutions, continues to bolster, expand, and solidify its already-robust supply chain protection and hardware-software cybersecurity methodology in light of Bloomberg’s Long Hack Supermicro exposé.

Bloomberg recently reported that Supermicro computer products were targeted by Chinese operatives for more than a decade and that authorities strategically kept this information quiet while crafting defenses in order to study the attack.

“This reinforces what Pentagon officials and defense industry leaders have been saying for months now regarding the importance of reshoring crucial components used in the production of weapons, vehicles, electronics, and other critical military equipment to the United States,” says Michael Bowling, CEO of Trenton Systems.

Daily, Trenton Systems, as a trusted, longtime provider of secured, high-performance computing solutions, helps strengthen national security, critical DoD base resources, and provide a foundation on which the nation’s critical infrastructure can firmly and resolutely stand by continuing to enhance, strengthen, test, and validate an array of dynamic hardware and software cybersecurity protections, including, but not limited to:

  • Hardened software security suites
  • Hardware and firmware-based, lower-stack fortifications
  • In-house BIOS design with full customization and control
  • FIPS-140 drive encryption, encrypted OS, and secure hypervisor
  • CSfC, TAA, ITAR, and ISO9001 adherence
  • A dedication to achieving CMMC certification

Without comprehensive cybersecurity assurance, starting with the supply chain, a computer is just an open vault of valuables waiting to be burglarized. Trenton Systems has an established supply chain management and Counterfeit Protection Program (CPP) that ensures total system security.

“That means consistently adhering to mandatory cybersecurity standards, down to the minutiae, so that our customers’ critical and sensitive data are continuously protected from unauthorized access. To help support this, we design and manufacture our own rugged computing solutions, including our motherboards and processor boards, right here in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, developing customized BIOSes, partnering with Intel® and the world’s leading cybersecurity companies, who, as well, are based in the United States,” says Sean Campbell, Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development at Trenton Systems.

Our 31-year dedication to made-in-USA, secured, high-performance computing solutions is why the DoD and multiple other critical government agencies put their trust in Trenton Systems daily.

Contact your local VMA field engineer today if you need help or have any additional questions about Trenton products.

TARIN SCHONCHECK

Sales Administration

Tarin was born and raised in Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Prior to Vic Myers she worked in the hospitality industry 20+ years as a Sales Analyst/Administrator.

In her spare time, Tarin enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to historical sites throughout the United States, reading, going to movies and concerts. On the weekends you will find Tarin at her nephews’ band concerts and baseball games. In addition, music and dance have been a part of her life with musical contrasting influences ranging from Prince to Olivia Newton-John.  Tarin is located in our Arizona office.

RICHARD MENDEZ

Sales Engineer

Richard was born and raised in Arizona. Attended Arizona State University with a focus in Mechanical Engineering and then fell into Technical Project Management. After 12 years of managing large budget projects spanning system integrations and upgrades, he transitioned into the role of Field Sales Engineer with VMA.

Richard has a deep passion for building relationships with his clients and principals, and supporting them to problem solve and develop innovative solutions. Outside of the office, Richard can be found volunteering as a mentor and coach of high school students at his church, running and hiking the extensive trails of Arizona, and spending time with his wife, 2 boys, 2 girls, and 2 grandkids. Richard is located in our Arizona office.

TAYLOR GAUNTT

Field Sales Engineer

Taylor is a Texas native, and grew up in the small town of Boerne, Texas.  He attended Texas A&M University, where earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering.  After college he was recruited by a Manufacturer’s Rep Firm, where he spent the first 7 years of his career. Initially hired on as an inside salesperson, Taylor quickly accelerated within the organization and expanded into various other roles such as Distribution Manager, and Field Sales Engineer.  Taylor then spent the following 7 years working for an electronic component distributor named Electro Enterprises that almost exclusively supported the mil/aero market.

Taylor worked as a Field Sales Engineer supporting the Texas, Utah and New Mexico territory, Product Manager, as well as Director or Business Development where he managed a team of 10 Field Sales Professionals across the entire United States.  Gathering from his previous experiences, Taylor has now taken on the role of Field Sales Engineer with Vic Myers supporting the Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas territory.  Outside of the office you will usually find Taylor either spending time with his wife and two young children, or out on the lake bass fishing.

FELECIA STIVERS

Field Sales Engineer

Felecia Stivers, a native of Rockford, IL, now excels as a Field Sales Engineer at VMA in our Arizona office. Holding a BSEE from Arizona State University, she draws from her extensive background at Medtronic, Orbital Sciences, General Dynamics, and Northrop Grumman.

Specializing in high-reliability applications, Felecia stands out for her proficiency in relationship-building and innovative problem-solving. Whether contributing to medical devices or playing a vital role in rocket launches, her work has had a tangible impact on saving lives and safeguarding the nation.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Felecia enjoys time with her two teenagers, finds joy in travel, and actively engages with her local church. Driven by a passion for helping customers navigate cutting-edge technology, she is committed to delivering dependable solutions in fast-changing environments.

KAREN M. ROSS

People and Culture Specialist

Karen has been a part of Vic Myers Associates team since February 2023. Prior to her position as People and Culture Specialist, she worked in the Science & Technology field as an HR Manager & Project Lead for SAIC and LANL. In the short time with VMA she has learned a lot and looks forward to knowing our business even better in support of all of our employees. She values her church community, her two sons who happen to be engineers, volunteering, and golf. Karen is located in our Albuquerque, NM office.

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Natalie Myers

Inside Sales Administration

Natalie Myers joined Vic Myers Associates in September 2021 and is excited to be part of the team. She received her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix and prior to her position as Inside Sales Administration she worked in the Hospitality Industry for over 15 years as a Senior Sales Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends along with watching sporting events, traveling, hiking and cheering on her daughter in dance and basketball! Natalie is located in our Arizona office.

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