Fine-Grained Security for Autonomous Systems

Securing autonomous systems – such as those in medical, energy, transportation and defense industries – requires careful architecting of the entire distributed system. Connext Secure is the connectivity framework used to design robust, reliable systems that safeguard without sacrificing real-time performance. It uses decentralized, peer-to-peer communications to provide authentication, access control, encryption and logging. Connext Secure features the RTI Security Plugins, which support the OMG® DDS Security specification and enable forward compatibility. Optimized for autonomous and distributed systems, Connext Secure provides a robust, flexible set of security capabilities to protect and defend systems.

Ensuring Security and Performance

Data-centric distributed architecture provides confidentiality, integrity and availability for optimal protection and performance.


Fine-Grained Security

Provides authentication, access control, encryption and logging that deliver flexible, secure data distribution.

Transport Flexibility

Supports UDP multicast for efficient data distribution to multiple authenticated subscribers. Securely transports data over UDP, TCP, LAN, WAN, shared memory and other supported network types.

Standards Compliance

Customizable, flexible plugin framework that is compliant with the latest OMG® DDS SecurityTM specification.

Two-Minute Topic: Connext Secure

Watch this brief overview on RTI Connext Secure to understand how RTI applies a customizable, data-centric approach to securing connectivity.

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Customer Snapshots

RTI Connext is proven in real-world applications across industries to connect and secure mission-critical, intelligent systems.

European Space Agency (ESA)

Read how ESA is using Connext to manage real-time communications between the International Space Station and a robot on a planet’s surface.

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GE Transportation

Learn how GE Transportation’s connected rail enterprise is using Connext, leveraging advanced software and powerful analytics to enhance visibility into the control architecture.

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Read how managing and analyzing equipment data in real-time delivers intelligent capabilities and predictive maintenance.

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Lockheed Martin

Learn how standards-based, next generation naval systems break vendor lock-in, drive interoperability and future-proofs architectural designs.

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We offer simple and fair pricing. Depending on the nature of your project, pricing options include Commercial, Research, Academic and Open Source licenses. We also offer a free 30-day trial.

Commercial Licenses

Pricing is based on the number of developers using Connext on your project. Distribution of applications that use RTI core products is royalty-free.

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Research and University Program

RTI is committed to supporting universities in their research labs and classroom projects. We offer a free, one-year, renewable license to Connext® Secure for academic, noncommercial use.

Research and Non-Commercial

RTI offers special license programs for qualified research and non-commercial use. Download a free trial to apply.