17 Cos. Win Spots on $6B DHS Cybersecurity Contract

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 8:48 PM EDT) -- The Department of Homeland Security has awarded 17 companies places on a $6 billion cybersecurity contract, saying Tuesday that the contract's monitoring services will better protect government networks from attack.

DHS's list of chosen contractors, released late Monday, includes several of the largest government contractors, including Lockheed Martin Corp., IBM Corp., Northrop Grumman Corp., General Dynamics Corp., HP, SAIC Inc. and Booz Allen Hamilton.

The contractors will work on DHS's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, which will provide real-time diagnostic and mitigation services that will allow...
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