CSC Wins Task Order from U.S. Air Force
News Release -- January 20, 2011
Company Will Support Department’s Cyberspace Mission
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 20 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that the U.S. Air Force awarded the company a task order to provide analytical and technical support to its 24th Air Force (24th AF) Cyber Command, located in San Antonio, Texas. Awarded during CSC’s fiscal 2011 second quarter, the task order has a one-year base period and four one-year options. The order was issued under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services contract, which CSC won in 2006.
Under the terms of the order, CSC will provide technical and analytical support in areas relating to command and control, planning, implementing, and executing the Air Force cyberspace mission. CSC will support the development and implementation of tools and procedures for network defense and warfare operations, as well as related integration of network support and exploitation capabilities and functions. Work on this task order will be performed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, under the direction of Wiley Hill, CSC’s local lead executive.
“As a trusted leader in providing global cybersecurity solutions, CSC is honored to support the evolution of the Network Warfare Operations mission to a cyberspace capability for the 24th Air Force,” said Harold C. Smith, vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Group for CSC’s North American Public Sector. “Our mission is to ensure the Air Force’s cyber command is confident in the integrated processes, procedures, data, and systems to support its air, space and electromagnetic spectrum operations.”
The 24th Air Force ensures 24x7 network availability, security, and command and control to include, but not limited to, global interoperability, global interchangeability, vulnerability management, change management, incident management, assessments, cyber surety, training, exercises, standards and evaluations, policy and procedure, security cooperation, analysis, and lessons learned.
CSC’s cybersecurity offerings include vulnerability analysis and penetration testing, data loss prevention services, a full range of managed security services, a global cyber strikeforce to respond to cybersecurity incidents, cyber forensics training and analysis, Common Criteria Test Laboratories in the U.S., Europe, and the Far East, and a worldwide infrastructure of Security Operations Centers. CSC’s nearly 2,000 cyber professionals serve commercial clients and public sector enterprises in the United States and overseas, including civilian departments and agencies, and defense organizations. For more information, visit www.csc.com/cybersecurity.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, the Managed Services Sector and the North American Public Sector. CSC’s advanced capabilities include system design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry, including being named by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies for Information Technology Services (2010). Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 94,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.1 billion for the 12 months ended October 1, 2010. For more information, visit www.csc.com.