Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH] has received a five-year, $165 million contract to provide support services to U.S. Cyber Command.
Under the deal, Booz Allen will assist Cyber Command with planning and policy support, as well as training and command administrative assistance.
“Today, the tools and technology needed to carry out a large-scale cyber-attack are getting cheaper and easier to use. To defend the ever-changing and complex threat environment, the nation’s cyber defenders must have actionable intelligence as well as a keen sense of tactics and techniques to protect our organizations and the personal information of millions of people,” wrote Booz Allen Hamilton in a statement.
The contract was awarded by the General Services Administration and the Federal System Integration and Management Center.
“Booz Allen brings a high quality, cross-disciplinary and proactive approach to cyber defense that helps our nation move faster, and more deliberately in the defense of increased threats,” said James Allen, Booz Allen executive vice president, in a statement.