United States Department of Homeland Security

Agile Sourcing Partners and Synack Team up to Provide Utilities With a Solution to Evolving Cybersecurity Threats

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 1:45pm

b'Recognizing the utility industry\xe2\x80\x99s need to continuously safeguard critical infrastructure and generation assets against evolving cybersecurity threats, Agile Sourcing Partners has joined forces with Synack to deliver Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) solutions to power utilities.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'Recognizing the utility industry\xe2\x80\x99s need to continuously safeguard critical infrastructure and generation assets against evolving cybersecurity threats, Agile Sourcing Partners has joined forces with Synack to deliver Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) solutions to power utilities.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • Under the "NERC CIP Incentives Approach," utilities would receive incentives for voluntarily applying CIP requirements to safeguard all external routable connectivity to and from low-impact systems to high- or medium-impact systems.
  • Details about the rule can be found here.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAgile Sourcing Partners and Synack support FERC\xe2\x80\x99s efforts and recognition for the need for power utilities to go beyond the CIP reliability standards,\xe2\x80\x9d stated Agile Sourcing Partners CEO Luis Manuel Ram\xc3\xadrez.
  • With 250 employees in eight nationwide locations, Agile provides tailored material fulfillment and services that deliver efficient, cost-effective, business performance.

Worldwide Critical Infrastructure Protection Industry to 2028 - by Security Technology, Services, Vertical and Region

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 12:30pm

The cloud computing technology and critical infrastructure protection systems working in conjunction are also contributing to market growth.\nHowever, the lack of understanding of industrial control systems and poor interoperability among products is hampering the growth process.

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  • The cloud computing technology and critical infrastructure protection systems working in conjunction are also contributing to market growth.\nHowever, the lack of understanding of industrial control systems and poor interoperability among products is hampering the growth process.
  • On the brighter side, though, the IoT technology (Internet of Things) is driving the growth of the information and physical security market.
  • This is propelling the critical infrastructure protection market growth.\nThe global market for critical infrastructure protection spans across the regions of North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.\nNorth America is the largest market globally, accounting for the highest share in the CIP market.
  • Ericsson Security Manager offers holistic security management, to ensure security and privacy in telecommunication networks, and it emphasizes on 5G, virtualization, and IoT.\n'

Major General (Ret) Ed Wilson Joins Board of Advisors for Shift5

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:36pm

in Electrical Engineering, and earned a M.S.

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  • in Electrical Engineering, and earned a M.S.
  • in electrical/computer engineering from Northeastern University, and a M.A.
  • in airpower art and science from the Air Force\'s School of Advanced Airpower Studies.\n"MG (Ret) Wilson brings decades of experience leading strategic and policy change within the US Department of Defense.He played a crucial role in defining how the DoD operates in cyberspace, and he\'s continuing to serve that mission by advising Shift5\'s board and executive team as we deliver the Air Force\'s first persistent cyber defense capability to weapon platform owners and Mission Defense Teams."
  • - Josh Lospinoso, CEO & Co-founder of Shift5\nOur team has over six decades of combined active-duty military and intelligence community experience assessing the cybersecurity of, and conducting maintenance on, weapon systems, operational technology, and information systems.Shift5 also brings robust defense experience in operational technology data collection, edge processing, data analysis, weapon system vulnerability analysis, cyber-physical penetration testing, and quick-reaction software and hardware product development.\n'

Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market (2021 to 2028) - Featuring BAE Systems, Honeywell International and Airbus Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 1:30pm

b'The "Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe publisher, in its research report, estimates the global critical infrastructure protection market to proliferate with a CAGR of 6.89% during the estimated phase between 2021 and 2028.\nSeveral factors are responsible for driving the growth of this market.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "Global Critical Infrastructure Protection Market 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThe publisher, in its research report, estimates the global critical infrastructure protection market to proliferate with a CAGR of 6.89% during the estimated phase between 2021 and 2028.\nSeveral factors are responsible for driving the growth of this market.
  • The cloud computing technology and critical infrastructure protection systems working in conjunction are also contributing to market growth.\nHowever, the lack of understanding of industrial control systems and poor interoperability among products is hampering the growth process.
  • On the brighter side, though, the IoT technology (Internet of Things) is driving the growth of the information and physical security market.
  • This is propelling the critical infrastructure protection market growth.\nThe global market for critical infrastructure protection spans across the regions of North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.\nNorth America is the largest market globally, accounting for the highest share in the CIP market.

Perspecta awarded position on $700 million Multiple Award Blanket Purchase Agreement with DHS to provide national security investigations

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 11:00pm

"Our team has an enduring commitment to provide top quality investigations across all case types and helps agencies like DHS verify the trustworthiness of their employees to ensure continuity in fulfilling their missions.

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  • "Our team has an enduring commitment to provide top quality investigations across all case types and helps agencies like DHS verify the trustworthiness of their employees to ensure continuity in fulfilling their missions.
  • "\nWith experienced field management teams and unparalleled quality control, Perspecta delivers integrity in employee onboarding, insider threat, compliance and risk management.\nAt Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP), we question, we seek and we solve.
  • Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets.
  • Our 280+ issued, licensed and pending patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation.

Parsons Awarded $114 Million Contract By Qatar Public Works Authority To Improve Infrastructure

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:45pm

b'CENTREVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today that the company was selected by the Qatar Public Works Authority (PWA) to provide site supervision services for projects in the western area of Qatar as well as Doha City.

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  • b'CENTREVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today that the company was selected by the Qatar Public Works Authority (PWA) to provide site supervision services for projects in the western area of Qatar as well as Doha City.
  • The $114 million, four-year contract includes contract management, administration and supervision of infrastructure projects being delivered by the PWA.
  • PWA intends to deliver the projects over the next five to seven years.\nTo learn more about Parsons\' Critical Infrastructure expertise, visit Parsons.com/market/critical-infrastructure/ .\nParsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities.
  • Please visit parsons.com , and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we\'re making an impact.\n'

OMNIPLEX, a Constellis company, wins a position on the $700 million Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Background Investigations Multiple Award BPA

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 9:32pm

"We\'ve been specializing in this work for over two decades, and we\'re honored to continue to be a part of this critical program.

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  • "We\'ve been specializing in this work for over two decades, and we\'re honored to continue to be a part of this critical program.
  • Constellis provides end-to-end risk management and comprehensive security solutions to safeguard people and infrastructure globally.
  • Our team of strategic problem solvers has a steadfast moral compass and unwavering dedication to creating a safer world.
  • Constellis is committed to the success of our customers and partners.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/omniplex-a-constellis-company-wi...\n'

Department of Homeland Security Awards Noblis $99 Million Contract to Help Protect the Nation from Weapons of Mass Destruction

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

"We are honored for the opportunity to combine this experience with Noblis\' leading science and technology expertise to continue helping DHS advance this critical mission.

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  • "We are honored for the opportunity to combine this experience with Noblis\' leading science and technology expertise to continue helping DHS advance this critical mission.
  • "\n"As the prime on this advisory and assistance support contract, Noblis will lead a team of seven subcontractors, including, Barbaricum , BVTI , DEFTEC , SC&A , Snare Consulting , TechINT and TechOp Solutions ," said Dr. Jordin Cohen , vice president of Noblis\' Homeland Security mission area .
  • "Together, we look forward to continuing our partnership with DHS and delivering efficient, data-driven solutions to help protect our nation from weapons of mass destruction.
  • Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, homeland security, intelligence and federal civil sectors.

FAIR: Preventing Deadly Diseases from Entering the Country Should Be a No-Brainer

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:12pm

Virtually every nation on Earth has taken steps to bar entry of people with the intent of safeguarding public health.

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  • Virtually every nation on Earth has taken steps to bar entry of people with the intent of safeguarding public health.
  • It is a public health issue, plain and simple, and DHS must have the tools it needs to prevent people many of whom may have been exposed to COVID or other communicable diseases on their journey to our border from entering.
  • With over 3 million members and supporters nationwide, FAIR fights for immigration policies that serve national interests, not special interests.
  • FAIR believes that immigration reform must enhance national security, improve the economy, protect jobs, preserve our environment, and establish a rule of law that is recognized and enforced.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fair-preventing-deadly-diseases-...\n'

Deep North Secures Department of Homeland Security Award To Provide Video Analytics for Transportation Security Administration Checkpoint Screenings

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

We are committed to providing DHS and other government entities with the best AI technologies to build a safer and better homeland through continued investment and innovation.

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  • We are committed to providing DHS and other government entities with the best AI technologies to build a safer and better homeland through continued investment and innovation.
  • The platform then provides businesses with direct, anonymous insights in real time and predictive analytics to improve customer experience.
  • Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Deep North is serving some of the world\'s largest and most innovative companies from diverse industries such as retail, commercial real estate and transportation.
  • Deep North is developed to govern and preserve the integrity of each and every individual by the highest possible standards of anonymization.