CACI awarded $407M cybersecurity task order
CACI International Inc of Arlington, VA announced on June 5 that it has been awarded a task order with a ceiling value of $407 million to architect, engineer, and integrate advanced cyber security tools and processes for agencies within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The six-year Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense – Group A (DEFEND A) task order was awarded under the General Services Administration’s Alliant contract vehicle and represents new work for CACI in its cybersecurity market.
The DHS CDM Program mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber attack is continuously growing and evolving. Under the contract, CACI will strengthen the IT security posture of DHS component agencies by designing, building, deploying, and operating integrated CDM solutions that include dashboards and tools for continuous monitoring, diagnosis, and mitigation, along with associated services. The work will also include asset management of software and hardware, cloud-based and mobile devices, and configuration-setting and vulnerability management.
Ken Asbury, CACI’s president and chief executive officer, said, “CACI brings the Department of Homeland Security extensive expertise in developing and implementing enterprise IT and full-spectrum cyber operations. Our adversary-centric approach and leading-edge cyber security tool development capabilities enhance our customers’ ability to safeguard critical networks and data.”