Perspecta Tests Power Grid Security, Recovery Tools for DARPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

Mac Curtis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — Perspecta‘s (NYSE: PRSP) research arm has worked with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to test cyber-physical security platforms for power grid systems during the Liberty Eclipse Phase II exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Jan. 30 Perspecta Labs took part in the DARPA-led exercise under the Rapid Attack Detection Isolation and Characterization Systems program to test grid recovery technologies that will eventually be part of Perspecta’s SecureSmart commercial offering.

“It is through exercises like this that we are able to transform our research into real solutions to not only solve our customers’ most unique and complex challenges, but keep our nation safe as well,” said Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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