Raytheon Gets $110M Cyber Support Contract in MENA Region; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Dave Wajsgras

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $110M contract to establish a cybersecurity operations center and provide related support services for a country in the Middle East and North Africa region.

The company said Monday it will help the unnamed country protect its critical defense systems from cyber threats through vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection, incident response, knowledge transfer, training, operational support and other cyber response services.

“Raytheon’s nation-scale cybersecurity solutions are in growing demand from countries around the world as they confront today’s dynamic cyber threats,” said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business.

“The challenge of defending large, complex networks, platforms and infrastructure against the most extreme class of cyber threats is fully met by our core cybersecurity competencies and global experience,” added Wajsgras, a 2019 Wash100 winner.

Check Also

GDLS

General Dynamics to Maintain Army Stryker Vehicles Under $428M Contract

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) land systems business has won a potential five-year, $428.2M contract to perform field-level maintenance work on the U.S. Army's Stryker combat vehicles.

Tahera Zamanzada Director Salesforce

Salesforce’s Tahera Zamanzada: Cloud Key to Enhancing Customer Experience, Advancing Digital Transformation

Tahera Zamanzada, director of digital strategy for the global public sector at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), said the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted government agencies to advance digital transformation and deliver better customer service through the adoption of cloud platforms.