ROME, N.Y. – U.S. Air Force researchers needed tools and technologies to aid in cyber warfare, information security, and trusted computing. They found their solution from Assured Information Security Inc. (AIS) in Rome, N.Y.
Officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y., announced a $28 million order to AIS this week for full-spectrum cyber capabilities software and hardware. This order raises the contract's value to $74.8 million.
The order is a modification to the original $48.4 million contract, awarded to AIS in March 2019, to provide the Air Force with tools and technologies to aid in cyber warfare.
The original contract calls for AIS to provides for research, development, and transition of cyber technologies to enable rapid cyber operations and will provide quick delivery of innovative cyber solutions to the warfighter.
AIS provides government and commercial industry with cyber and information security capabilities specializing in research, development, consulting, testing, forensics, remediation and training in cyber and information security. Company work ranges from testing drones and searching for vulnerabilities in software, to building the tools of the cyber warfighter.
For this week's order, AIS will do the work in Rome, N.Y., and should be finished by September 2026. The company will complete work on the original contract in March 2024. For more information contact AIS online at www.ainfosec.com, or the Air Force Research Lab Information Directorate at www.afrl.af.mil/RI.