PlanetRisk awarded $79M contract to support DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications
Planet Risk announced on February 15 that they have been awarded a prime contract worth up to $79 million over five years with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C).
PlanetRisk will provide program management support activities for the Network Security Division (NSD) including the National Cybersecurity Program System (NCPS), Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) and Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) programs, as well as the National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC).
CS&C leads the design, development, deployment, and systems operation and maintenance of cyber security technologies to counter sophisticated cyber adversaries and apply effective risk mitigation strategies to detect and deter these threats.
“CS&C plays an extremely important role in safeguarding the cyber security of the federal law enforcement agencies that protect our nation, and we are honored to have this new opportunity to collaborate with the DHS team and support them in fulfilling the agency’s mission,” said Paul McQuillan, president and CEO of PlanetRisk.