Peraton selected by DOJ to provide specialized cyber and forensic capabilities

Herndon, VA-based Peraton announced on July 30 that it has been awarded a strategic $9.45M contract by the Department of Justice to further enhance intrusion analysis capabilities and improve malware triage through automation, helping analysts respond quickly and efficiently to potential threats.

“Countering sophisticated cyber threats requires advanced technical capabilities that are executed within a high tempo mission environment,” said Roger Mason, president, Space, Intelligence, and Cyber sector. “We’re honored to be selected by the Department for our next-generation capabilities that prevent cyber attacks and help keep vital information flowing.”

Through deep dive forensic analysis and malware reverse engineering, Peraton analysts will engage cutting-edge tools and techniques to determine the specifics of computer and network intrusions, and conduct full life cycle analysis of digital media. Specialized engineers will support the mission through the design, development, and maintenance of a malware triage and repository system.

Source: Peraton