TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS ) today announced that it has been named the awardee of a competitive five-year contract extension (a base plus five option periods) valued at approximately $68 million to provide the Department of Defense's (DoD's) personnel with critical curriculum development and training delivery services to support the government's cybersecurity workforce development.
TCS will leverage its Art of Exploitation ® cybersecurity portfolio, one of the most sought after, government-specific cybersecurity services and training programs to complement and enhance the training delivery. TCS also will leverage its PerformanScore ® tool to deliver performance-based testing, an evolution in modern-day cyber training. TCS' curriculum has been used for advanced cybersecurity training of more than 12,000 government and enterprise professionals since 2009.
TCS Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Drew Morin said: "The DoD's cyber workforce development efforts are one of our nation's top priorities. This contract renewal acknowledges our proven track record of excellence in developing and delivering complex cybersecurity operations training at the scale and demanding operational tempo required by our nation's warfighters. TCS' expert cybersecurity instructors and continuously updated curriculum fully support the government's objective to fortify mission-critical assignments with experienced and knowledgeable professionals."
Source: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
Date: Sep 23, 2015