General Dynamics: Cybersecurity Services for US Air Force Engineers

May 20, 2024
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General Dynamics Cybersecurity Services for US Air Force Civil Engineering Arm

TLDR:

  • General Dynamics Information Technology has secured a $185 million contract to provide cybersecurity services for the US Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC).
  • The company will focus on reducing digital risks to control systems across 188 international air force installations.

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has won a contract worth $185 million to deliver cybersecurity services for the US Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC). This center operates under the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and is responsible for managing the design, construction, and compliance of physical facilities for the Air Force.

The contract requires GDIT to develop strategies to reduce digital risks to control systems, including utility monitoring, airfield control, building automation, and life safety platforms. The company will utilize its cybersecurity and zero trust expertise across 188 international air force installations as part of the contract.

GDIT’s Defense Senior Vice President, Brian Sheridan, emphasized the importance of protecting operational technologies from adversaries for national security. The company looks forward to reimagining new ways to secure critical infrastructure for the Air Force.

In addition to this contract, GDIT has secured other significant cyber contracts in the past, including modernizing the US Central Command’s enterprise IT infrastructure and partnering with HII Mission Technologies to improve data-sharing capabilities for intelligence cooperation.



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