Applied Insight wins new cybersecurity task order with AFCENT
Applied Insight of Ashburn, VA announced on July 18 the award of a new task order that expands its work with the U.S. Air Force Central Command.
Under the task order, AI will provide cybersecurity assessment and authorization services for information systems through the NETCENTS AFNET-OPS IDIQ contract. This work will support the AFCENT Authorizing Official in developing a mature cybersecurity assessment and authorization program.
“We are honored to have this new opportunity to work with AFCENT in advancing their cybersecurity mission,” said Greg Walker, president at Applied Insight. “Our team’s long track record with the Air Force has helped us gain a deep understanding of their distinct cyber governance and systems integration requirements. This allows us to bring unparalleled support to AFCENT in terms of managing risk and comprehensively addressing cyber vulnerabilities in direct support of the warfighter within the joint AF and CENTCOM AOR.”
The task order is valued at $5,257,472 and includes a base year, two one-year options, and an option to extend services. Applied Insight will be responsible for securing the integration, advancement and sustainment of AFCENT’s communications capabilities within cyberspace. This will be accomplished through cybersecurity control, assessment, verification, validation auditing, cybersecurity management and cyber threat intelligence analysis. The team will also support AFCENT’s transition of the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) to the risk management framework (RMF).
As part of its cyber support to customers across the U.S. defense, intelligence and federal civilian communities, AI applies extensive expertise and best practice in cybersecurity compliance assessments, aligned with the most stringent governmental assurance policies and procedures.
Source: Applied Insight