Air Force awards $10.2 million contract to Telos for application-level security

ASHBURN, Va., 15 Oct. 2007. Telos Corp. won a two-year contract with the U.S. Air Force's 754th Electronic Systems Group (754 ELSG) under NETCENTS worth a minimum of $10.2 million and up to $75 million to provide application-level security. The contract team will provide software and services to the 754 ELSG at Maxwell AFB - Gunter Annex in Montgomery, Ala., to build an Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence (ASACoE).

Oct 15th, 2007

ASHBURN, Va., 15 Oct. 2007.Telos Corp. won a two-year contract with the U.S. Air Force's 754th Electronic Systems Group (754 ELSG) under NETCENTS worth a minimum of $10.2 million and up to $75 million to provide application-level security. The contract team will provide software and services to the 754 ELSG at Maxwell AFB - Gunter Annex in Montgomery, Ala., to build an Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence (ASACoE). The center of excellence will be tasked with establishing application security best practices Air Force-wide.

Telos will deliver solutions designed to ensure that applications address security hand-in-hand with performance and application availability. As the prime contractor, Telos assembled a team including application security industry leaders that specialize in source code analysis, Web application penetration and security testing, application shielding, database monitoring, training, and implementation services. The team includes Cigital Inc., Fortify Software Inc., IBM/Watchfire Corporation, and Application Security Inc.

Cigital will assist Telos in providing the Air Force with services in software security analysis and engineering that include: organizational risk assessment and planning; application risk assessments; portfolio risk assessment and management; collaborative mentoring; and other application security supporting services. They will also help identify and implement best practices for integrating security into all areas of the Air Force's software development processes.

Telos will deliver products and services related to key application security areas.

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