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USDA Awards $30 Million Contract To CSC and Six Others

A one year contract with four one-year options was awarded to six companies, among them is Falls Church based CSC. The contract calls for the firms to provide security support and has a $30 Million ceiling value for the six combined. CSC will compete with the other firms to implement new cyber security tools for the USDA in order to increase proactive protection and network security as well as safe-guarding applications and hardware.

Tom Anderson, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil and Government Health Services Group said, “Cyber attacks on U.S. government agencies are on the rise and CSC will play a vital role in supporting the USDA with expert resources and leadership in cyber protection strategy, solutions and development to manage risk and mitigate affects of an attack…Through government-wide cyber security initiatives, we implement innovative technologies and information assurance strategies to mitigate risk and enable our customers to deliver on their mission.”

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