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The US intelligence branch has been reinforcing its cyber security array. General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded a task order by the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide a wide range of cyber security services required to defend intelligence networks and systems for the Agency, Combatant Commands and various Military Services.

The Enterprise Cyber Network Defense contract has a five-year ordering period of $170 million. According to gdit.com, General Dynamics  base their knowledge on in-depth training, industry-recognized certifications and management skills in order to ensure cutting edge cyber security.

According to General Dynamics’ site, the company will provide a variety of technical, functional and managerial services, while emphasizing the ever-growing demand for quality cyber security engineering and incident detection services. Work on the contract will be performed within the Northeast, National Capitol and Pacific regions; Norfolk, Va.; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and multiple locations in the United Kingdom.

The company says it has decades of experience with the defense, intelligence, homeland security and federal agency cyber security communities.

It offers enterprises and organizations the design and integration of security solutions. Full lifecycle capabilities range from assessments and architectures, operational support to solutions combining best-of-breed and state-of-the art technology. Delivering a multi-level protection, the company’s technology correlates information on millions of cyber events to identify critical actionable incidents.

“The company will continue to provide state-of-the-art cyber defense to support the DIA’s enterprise, networks and security domains,” said Bernie Guerry, Senior Vice President of General Dynamics Information Technology’s Intelligence Solutions division. “We will deliver exceptional support to the DIA worldwide against an increasingly challenging cyber threat.”