CSC WINS DHS IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND CYBER SECURITY TASK ORDER
News Release -- October 27, 2009
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 27 -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded the company a task order to provide information technology infrastructure and cyber support to the National Protection and Programs Directorate's Office of Cyber Security and Communications. The task order was awarded under the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) contract, originally awarded to CSC in July 2006.
Under the terms of the new task order, CSC will provide program management and system integration services to the Office of Cyber Security and Communications. In addition, the company will design and build an expanded watch floor that will integrate national security capabilities from the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team (US CERT) and the National Coordinating Center of the National Communications System. The watch floor is an environment to help decision-makers and operators monitor and respond to homeland security incidents, bringing together a wide range of cyber, and emergency preparedness and response expertise.
"CSC recognizes cyber warfare as one of the biggest, most immediate and longest term threats to the United States and the global economy," said Aaron Fuller, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Group. "Through innovative technology solutions, we will support the Office of Cyber Security and Communications in their mission to enhance the security, resiliency and reliability of our nation's cyber and communications infrastructure."
Teaming with CSC is Imtech Corporation d/b/a Activu Corporation, of Denville N.J.; TWD & Associates Inc., of Arlington, Va.; and Woodtronics, a division of Cerain Corporation, of South Williamsport, Pa.
The objective of the DHS EAGLE program is to provide an acquisition vehicle for a full range of IT services, technical and management expertise and solution-related enabling products.
CSC provides full lifecycle cyber solutions that leverage the company's experience in the public and private sectors. In support of government-wide cyberspace security initiatives, CSC implements intrinsically secure architectures, technologies and information assurance strategies to mitigate risks to clients. Other DHS work includes providing system and network administration for the EINSTEIN 2 system. For more information about CSC's cyber solutions, visit www.csc.com/cyber.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions and Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.