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Raytheon Secures $1B Contract to Help Build DHS Cyber Protection System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Dave Wajsgras

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a five-year, $1 billion contract to help develop the Department of Homeland Security‘s next-generation National Cybersecurity Protection System.

The company said Monday the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract covers intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics and information sharing.

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said the company will support efforts to protect the networks of more than 100 federal government department and agencies.

Wajsgras, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, added Raytheon offers vulnerability testing, threat hunting and remediation technologies designed to defend critical systems against cyber attacks.

Raytheon will carry out design, development, operations and maintenance services in support of DHS’s National Protection and Programs Directorate under the contract to help secure the .gov domain.

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