As alliances within the Dark Web re-energize cyber threats on a global scale, the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Centers (IAC) Program Management Office (PMO) has named Booz Allen Hamilton a prime awardee of a five-year, $5 billion Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract focused on cybersecurity and information systems support. The firm will use this vehicle to continue and develop its analytics, engineering and technical support services to the DOD and intelligence organizations, specifically for data management, modeling and simulation, security and software-related work.
“We are honored to be a central component of this program, which will serve as an invaluable boost to the federal government’s cybersecurity research and development efforts,” said Robin Portman, Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. “Our team encompasses truly world-class cybersecurity analysis and management capabilities and looks forward to serving a lead role in improving the nation’s cyber defenses.”
Under this contract, Booz Allen will partner with the DoD IAC PMO and its clients to provide cybersecurity recommendations to academic, government and industry entities within the United States. The broad scope of work, as well as the emphasis on research and analysis, will encourage the development of countermeasures to current and emerging threats. Building on existing work with the DoD and other government clients, this engagement will further the Booz Allen’s efforts to help protect U.S. assets at home and abroad.
Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise.
Source: Booz Allen Hamilton
Date: Mar 3, 2016