TeleCommunication Systems Receives $3.3 M to Deliver Cybersecurity Training for USAF

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has entered into a contract with E-volve Technology Systems (E-volve) to enable their delivery of TCS' professional services to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for its Cyber Operations Training Program. The subcontract includes a base award term of five months and two, one-year option terms; all of which, if exercised, create a total TCS contract value of $3.3 million.

News Facts:

  • The U.S. Air Force is funding the Cyber Operations Formal Training Support contract awarded to E-volve Technology Systems, an 8a, Woman-Owned IT and Management Consulting firm based in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • TCS' industry leading cyber security capabilities are supporting the USAF's current and future cyber warrior force development through the Cyber Operations Training Program.
  • TCS' advanced training services will include course planning, design, and development; training, instruction, and administration; technical analysis and courseware maintenance. Additionally, TCS will provide advanced technical capabilities for the defense of simulated network attacks in a closed environment.

TCS is a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology. TCS' Cyber Intelligence Group helps harden high-value entities, systems and networks against cyber threats by implementing information assurance best practices, performing vulnerability assessments and investigating cyber malicious activity. TCS also provides focused training in the fields of penetration testing, forensics, defense strategies, vulnerability analysis and reverse engineering in a state-of-the-art training facility or at customer locations around the world. TCS brings together many of the brightest minds in cybersecurity as a resource for research, collaboration and development of best-in-class technologies to protect critical networks.

TCS Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Drew Morin stated: "By teaming with TCS, E-volve leverages its decade of exceptional technical and consulting services with TCS' depth and breadth of cyber warfare training capabilities. TCS is supporting the U.S. Air Force with its advanced cyber training services and capabilities used to build USCYBERCOM's mission forces today and into the future."

Source: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
Date: May 20, 2014