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Up to $21M to SAIC for DoD Cyber Security Training

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Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in San Diego, CA recently announced that it will provide cyber security training to Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, via a prime task order under the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) omnibus ENCORE II contract. The task order has a 1-year base period of performance and 4 one-year options, with a total value of more than $21 million if all options are exercised. The instruction is technically termed “information assurance” (IA), which steps beyond technology security and into the ways in which information is handled. IA and cyber-security can merge, of course, as they did when a senior defense executive took work home to an unsecured system; information about the VH-60N Presidential helicopter’s avionics subsequently ended up on servers in Iran. So, what will SAIC do to help stem the tide? Under the task order, SAIC will develop and deliver IA education, training, and awareness products to help DoD continue to meet all DoD and Federal cybersecurity requirements. This will include instructional system and graphics design; multimedia programming; and development, integration, and maintenance of cyber security products. SAIC will also provide technical support to DISA’s cyber security system known as the public key infrastructure (PKI) […]

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