Booz Allen research zeroes-in on defensive cyber warfare aspects of cyber security
ROME, N.Y., 7 Oct. 2015. Cyber security experts at Booz Allen Hamilton in McLean, Va., will develop defensive cyber warfare software for the U.S. Air Force under terms of a $17.6 million contract announced last week.
Officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y., are asking Booz Allen to develop and enhance software tools and techniques for Air force cyber security requirements.
Cyber experts at Booz Allen will develop cyber security software to be integrated with current cyber solutions, as well as provide state-of-the-art defensive cyber capabilities.
Booz Allen's cyber expertise includes application security; asset management; cyber awareness; incident response; information protection; information risk management; infrastructure and mobile security; postmortem analysis; cyber remediation; cyber situational awareness; supplier security management; threat intelligence; and vulnerability management.
On this contract Booz Allen will do the work in McLean, Va.; and Rome, N.Y., and should be finished by September 2018.