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Harris Corporation to deliver mission-critical cyber security to US Air Force Air Mobility Command in $12 million contract

21st May 2010 - 01:26 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a $12 million Enterprise Security Support (ESS) prime contract by the US Air Force to secure the command and control systems of Headquarters Air Mobility Command (AMC).

Harris will deliver mission-critical security support to 13 IT systems essential to US national and global interests. System and network security support will include system certification and accreditation, network penetration testing, secure code validation, DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) document creation and validation, and host-based system auditing.

"Harris has been a trusted information assurance provider to the Air Mobility Command for more than a decade, supporting vital missions and humanitarian relief at home and around the world," said Mike Deloney, vice president, Air Force Programs, Harris IT Services. "Working in close partnership with our customer, we will relentlessly counter any threat to the security of the AMC's key command and control information systems."

Source: Harris Corp.

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