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Several Firms to Provide Infrastructure Protection

May 4, 2012
By George Seffers

M.C. Dean Incorporated, Dulles, Virginia; L-3 Services Incorporated, Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Chantilly, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, Virginia; BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Incorporated Rockville, Maryland; and Honeywell Technology Solutions Incorporated Columbia, Maryland, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee with firm-fixed price provisions, performance-based multiple award contracts to provide infrastructure protection solutions, to include engineering and life-cycle support for five program areas: electronic security systems; public safety to include emergency management and law enforcement technology support; enterprise systems engineering; information assurance; and engineering network system. M.C. Dean is being awarded $41,313,451; L-3 Services, $38,980,304; SAIC, $39,800,740; BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, $40,963,239; and Honeywell Technology Solutions, $43,192,864. These contracts include options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contracts to an estimated $228,700,000. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Multilevel Security Solutions Advance for Operating Systems

February 1999
By Mark H. Kagan

The information technology industry is increasingly directing its efforts to commercial security requirements and less so to those of government. The result is that the private sector is overtaking its government counterpart in maintaining computer network security.

Electronic Commerce Stimulates Total Network Security Approach

February 1999
By Clarence A. Robinson, Jr.

Protecting electronic commerce on the Internet is a very secretive and unforgiving business. Robust security, however, is pivotal to its phenomenal expansion as networks surge toward a $200 billion market within the next two years. This demand for vigorous network refuge is creating a $6 billion worldwide security industry market, growing at a rate of more than 50 percent a year.

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