USAF selects Telos for Enterprise IT support

Telos Corporation of Ashburn, VA announced on January 17 that it has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) to provide risk management and compliance automation support of their Enterprise NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments.

Under this award, Xacta will assist the USAF in accelerating authorizations to operate (ATO) and continuously monitoring a wide array of accreditation boundaries, to include on premises, hybrid and cloud environments.

“The Air Force has historically been a leader of the DoD’s network improvements and innovations,” said John Wood, CEO and chairman, Telos. “The President’s recent executive order on cybersecurity clears the way forward on adopting the NIST framework and a cloud first approach to security control and modernization for the DoD and the rest of the government. Telos is proud to be a part of the Air Force team.”

Telos will provide software implementation, training, migration services and subject matter expertise in support of the transition effort.

“For the last 20 years, Telos has assisted its customers with security compliance requirements, providing subject matter expertise and training,” said Ben Taylor, vice president of IA services, Telos. “As a result, our team has extensive experience engineering the most efficient business processes for assessment and authorization (A&A) automation including organization-specific requirements.”

Source: Telos