CGI Wins $530 Million Cyber Security Contract To Protect Federal Agencies
The U.S. federal business of Canada’s GGI Group [GIB] has received a potential six-year, $530 million contract from the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) to provide federal agencies with cyber security capabilities under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program. CGI Federal won the CDM DEFEND Group C award, which covers several federal departments and agencies. CGI already provides credential management capabilities to federal agencies under Phase 2 of CDM. Phase 2 is expected to be completed later this year. GSA manages the contracting for CDM while the Department of Homeland Security oversees program management. Under the DEFEND acquisition strategy, DHS is replacing existing CDM tools with new ones and enable continuous mitigation of threats as service. Earlier this year GSA awarded a potential $621 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH] for DEFEND Group B and a potential $407 million contract to CACI International [CACI] for Group A.
OSI Systems Nabs $140M CBP Award for Service of Inspection Systems
OSI Systems [OSIS] says its Rapiscan Systems division has received a potential $140 million contract from Customs and Border Protection to provide service and maintenance of the company’s cargo, vehicle and parcel inspection systems used by the agency. OSI says it received an initial $25 million delivery order under the five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. Under the award, the company will provide maintenance services, logistics, parts, and program management to sustain the inspection systems. The award covers equipment supplied by Rapiscan and the former American Science and Engineering, which was acquired by Rapiscan.