Booz Allen to Deploy CDM Tools Under 3-Year Task Order; Thad Allen Comments

cyberwarfareBooz Allen Hamilton will deploy tools for federal agencies to identify vulnerabilities and build their cyber defense environments under a three-year, $82.9 million task order.

Booz Allen said Wednesday that the contract, awarded by the Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, represents the second task order for the company under the DHS continuous diagnostics and mitigation program.

DHS awarded the task order to Booz Allen in September as one of three that also went to Northrop Grumman and Hewlett-Packard.

Thad Allen, an executive vice president at Booz Allen, said the company intends for the contract to help agencies fulfill the requirements set by DHS and FEDSIM for CDM implementation efforts.

Booz Allen will work to implement cybersecurity strategies across six agencies such as the Department of Health and Human Services, Treasury, GSA, NASA, Social Security Administration and the U.S. Postal Service.

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