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Harris expands cyber capability with acquisition of Crucial Security


Howard Lance
Howard Lance

 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has completed its acquisition of privately held Crucial Security, Inc., expanding Harris capabilities and customer footprint in the cyber security market. Crucial Security has approximately 110 employees located primarily in Chantilly, Virginia.

Crucial Security offers an array of mission-enabling engineering solutions that address both offensive and defensive IT security challenges. The company provides critical support to federal law enforcement and other U.S. government agencies.  Howard L. Lance, Chairman, President and CEO of Harris said “Crucial Security’s deep understanding of both offensive and defensive cyber security, unparalleled software engineering domain expertise, and immensely talented employees — most of whom have high-level security clearances — add significantly to our current initiatives in the fast-growing cyber security market.”  Read more…

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