Founded in 2003, AUSGAR is a certified and verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. It is headquartered in San Diego, CA, and has additional work locations in Norfolk, VA, Charleston, SC, Colorado Springs, CO, and Dayton, OH. AUSGAR is known for its smart, innovative technical team members who can outthink problems faced by our customers in the cybersecurity, experimentation, engineering, and unmanned services markets. AUSGAR’s services encompass cybersecurity, systems engineering, technology assessment, technical design, and technology integration for communication systems, unmanned vehicles, command-and-control systems integration, and experimentation and transition of technology. As thought leaders for cybersecurity, AUSGAR piloted Navy RMF and participates in Navy RMF Technical Exchanges. AUSGAR supports all military services.
President/Founder. In 2003, Jon Dien founded AUSGAR, a recognized provider of exceptional cybersecurity, experimentation and engineering services for the Department of Defense and the private sector.
Chief Financial Officer. Eric Lofgren joined AUSGAR in 2013 as chief financial officer and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial operations, including accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, facility management, security, and contracts.
Technical Director. A Navy Fully Qualified Validator and the CANES cyber security test lead, Caterina manages and leads various Information Assurance and Assessment and Authorization (C&A) programs across multiple DoD services for AUSGAR.
Senior Advisor. As senior advisor to CEO Jon Dien, Jim Cuff is responsible for helping drive growth and improve business processes at AUSGAR. He also spearheads a number of initiatives to improve employee engagement.
• Began Supporting Unmanned Contracts
• CompTia Security Trust Mark Certification
• Began Supporting Medical Device Cybersecurity
• Licensed Air Force Agent of the Security Assessor
• Won Navy Continous Training Environment (NCTE) Contract
• Won DoN SBIR Experimentation Cell Contract and the NCTE Recompete
• Redesign Corp. office for Hybrid workforce
Other Work Locations
AUSGAR is one of a select few (<40) worldwide companies to hold a CompTIA Security Trustmark+ certification. This verifies our company has passed an independent verification to validate that AUSGAR adheres to the highest levels of information, personnel and environmental security. Our work is structured around the five basic tenets of data security: identify, protect, detect, respond and recover. As a CompTIA Security+ company, AUSGAR is approved by the Department of Defense (DoD) to meet IA technical and management certifications requirements.READ MORE