Leidos Among 17 Companies Awarded $6-Billion Contract
CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 17, 2013— NJVC, an information technology (IT) solutions provider headquartered in Northern Virginia, announces that the company is a member of the Leidos [NYSE: LDOS] team, a national security, health and engineering solutions company that is among the 17 awardees of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program cyber security contract. The contract is worth a total of $6 billion.
CDM will provide IT tools and services to combat cyber threats in the civilian .gov networks and various network endpoints, including mobile devices. The program, also known as continuous monitoring as a service, will shift the government’s cyber security posture from a compliance reporting model to a real-time approach to combating threats, according the General Services Administration. GSA will manage the contract on behalf of DHS, and will charge agencies a two-percent fee for using the blanket purchase agreement. GSA has already committed $185 million to kick off the program.
“NJVC is proud to be a member of the Leidos Department of Homeland Security continuous diagnostics and mitigation program contract, leveraging more than a decade of proven expertise in providing full lifecycle cyber security services to its defense and intelligence community customers.” said Jody Tedesco, NJVC president. “Not only is this contract a game changer for the government’s approach to cyber security, it is a milestone in the partnership between Leidos and NJVC.”
“The continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to implement continuous cyber monitoring across the federal government is a remarkable commitment by the Department of Homeland Security to strengthen the security posture of our nation,” said Lynn DeCourcey, NJVC vice president and general manager, cyber security. “NJVC is honored and prepared to serve on this paramount mission.”
NJVC offers a wide variety of managed cyber security services to customers, including assessments, cyber analytics, information security risk compliance, secure application development and testing, cyber operations support, staff augmentation and computer network defense.
The other members of the Leidos team are BlueGlacier Management Group, Cyrus Management Solutions, Endeavor Systems, Federated IT, Information Assurance Solutions, Innovative Intelligent Information Management, Raytheon, Systems Engineering Architectural Technology, SilverRhino, TISTA Science and Technology, Verizon Terremark and Visionary Technologies.
NJVC provides customers with innovative solutions to critical mission, business and technology challenges. As a proven systems integrator for more than a decade, NJVC offers a wide breadth of IT and strategic solutions to clients focusing on IT automation and services integration, secure cloud services, managed security services and printing solutions. NJVC provides services to both government and commercial customers whose operations depend on high performance, agility and advanced security. We partner with our clients to support their missions with security-cleared, dedicated and talented employees ready to deploy globally. To learn more, visit www.njvc.com.
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