Raytheon wins $1B DHS cybersecurity contract

On June 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security re-awarded the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract, known as DOMino, to Raytheon Company, the Waltham, MA-based firm announced June 19.

The IDIQ contract has a value of up to $1 billion over five years. Raytheon, a global leader in cybersecurity and defense, will be the prime contractor and systems integrator to help safeguard the .gov domain by providing design, development, operations and maintenance services in support of DHS’s National Protection and Programs Directorate.

“Raytheon stands ready to help protect the networks of more than 100 federal government departments and agencies,” said David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. “Our cutting-edge vulnerability testing, proactive threat hunting and remediation technologies will enable critical systems to be resilient in the face of ever increasing cyber-attacks.”

Under the contract, Raytheon will help develop DHS’s next generation National Cybersecurity Protection System, delivering new and upgraded capabilities, including intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics, and information sharing.

Source: Raytheon