Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a five-year, $1 billion contract to help develop theÂ Department of Homeland Security‘s next-generationÂ National Cybersecurity Protection System.
The company said Monday theÂ Development, Operations and Maintenance contract covers intrusion detection and prevention, automation, analytics and information sharing.
Dave Wajsgras,Â president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said the company will support efforts toÂ protect the networks of more than 100 federal government department and agencies.
Wajsgras,Â 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 DirectorateÂ under the contract to help secure the .gov domain.