Satnews Daily
September 29th, 2010

Raytheon... Applicable Assurances For NGA (Cybersecurity)

[SatNews] The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a one-year, $30 million extension for the Information Assurance Services (IAS) contract.

If all option years are exercised, the total value of this extension will be $88.7 million. Since contract inception in 2005, Raytheon has provided NGA with experienced IA professionals to respond to evolving cybersecurity attack vectors. The Raytheon IAS contract is NGA's first performance-based contract for computer network defense and provides innovative and integrated IA services at the enterprise level. The IA Services program is staffed by more than 100 Raytheon-led IA professionals who deliver enterprise cybersecurity in seven functional areas: program management; security engineering assessments; vulnerability assessments; intrusion detection; public key infrastructure; certification and accreditation; and cybersecurity incident response by leading the NGA Computer Emergency Response Team.