Rebellion Defense secures NNSA contract
On April 4, Washington, DC-based Rebellion Defense, which builds the modern mission stack to detect and deter adversaries, announced it has been awarded an order for Rebellion Nova to provide continuous cybersecurity testing to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
NNSA, the federal agency responsible for safeguarding national security through the military application of nuclear science, will use Rebellion Nova to defend critical infrastructure systems. More specifically, Nova will augment cyber defenders by emulating adversarial attacks on-demand, at a scale unachievable through human intervention alone, and pinpoint vulnerabilities that pose the greatest mission consequence.
The contract follows the release of the National Cybersecurity Strategy, in which the president declared defending critical infrastructure as the top priority, and marks Rebellion’s expansion into the federal civilian market.
“Rebellion Nova is a visionary product reshaping how governments secure and protect critical systems, weapons, and infrastructure,” said Chris Lynch, chief executive officer and co-founder of Rebellion Defense. “Rebellion is excited to collaborate with trailblazers like NNSA to protect our country’s nuclear data from malicious actors.”
Rebellion partnered on this award with Clearshark, a strategic value-added reseller, to accelerate the deployment of its software to the federal government. Clearshark has since been acquired by Optiv.
Source: Rebellion Defense
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