Viasat’s encryption solution offers UK government, first responders and service personnel help to stay securely connected during the COVID-19 pandemic

Viasat’s technology enables UK government users to access classified and sensitive data at home and other remote locations


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present a number of new challenges for individuals and organizations around the world. During this time, Viasat remains committed to helping its government customers stay connected, informed and productive. Governments and militaries are facing enormous new challenges, including how to ensure employees can still securely access sensitive or classified information that keeps nations safe.

To help government and military personnel working from home and other remote areas, Viasat delivers encryption solutions designed to help government employees, first responders, and service personnel securely access data from any location equipped with a personal, public or private broadband, LTE or SATCOM network.

“As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts nearly every corner of the globe, it is not only imperative that we protect the health and wellbeing of our citizens, it is also vital that we continue to maintain the security of our nation,” said Steve Beeching, managing director, Viasat UK Ltd. “We applaud the steps being taking by the UK government, and Viasat remains committed to helping the Government, Ministry of Defence (MOD) and our first responders during this challenging time. Our secure mobility solutions enable UK government and MOD personnel to continue to operate as normal by delivering continued government communications capability for critical operations from secure home offices to scalable deployed headquarters.”

Viasat is an industry-leading network encryption provider with over two decades of experience protecting the integrity of governments’ most sensitive information. The Company’s network encryption products use signature technology that is designed to safeguard sensitive information across today’s battlespace —from the cloud to the tactical edge.

Viasat’s secure mobility solution has been field-tested and proven to secure for a wide range of UK and allied government customers.