root9B awarded 5-year training subcontract supporting US Department of Defense

root9B, a root9B Holdings Inc. company based in Colorado Springs, CO, announced on January 19 that it is part of a team with Chiron Technology Services, Inc. that was awarded a Department of Defense (DoD) training contract. This contract is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract, and has a period of performance of 5 years, with a ceiling value of $50 million.

The competitively awarded contract will partner root9B’s Subject Matter Expertise and instruction in Advanced Cyber operations. root9B will provide relevant and operationally focused training in Cyber Operations, Incident Response, Threat Emulation, and Network Defense.

The effort will draw on root9B’s real-world operational experiences to deliver state-of-the-art cyber training focused on developing the operational skills needed to protect against the evolving capabilities of cyber adversaries and elevate the skills of future cybersecurity teams. As a Mission Qualification Training (MQT) provider to multiple DoD cyber units, root9B understands that developing relevant, practical knowledge, insight, and technical skills is central to establishing a cadre of cybersecurity teams who are mission-ready.

“This contract enables the nation’s most-focused Cybersecurity teams to receive operationally relevant advanced training from a strong cadre of teammates,” said Mike Morris, root9B’s chief technology officer. “We are honored to provide this customer with an advanced cyber training solution that serves the customer’s end-to-end training mission requirements.”

Source: root9B