The Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Centers (IAC) Program Management Office (PMO) awarded Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH] a prime awardee of a $5 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) five-year contract for cybersecurity and information systems support.

Booz Allen is set to use the contract vehicle to continue and develop analytics, engineering, and technical support services to the DoD and intelligence organizations. Specifically, the contract will have the company develop data management, modeling and simulation, security, and software-related work.

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Under the contract, Booz Allen will partner with the DoD IAC PMO and the office’s clients to provide cybersecurity recommendations to academic, government, and industry entities in the United States.

“The broad scope of work, as well as the emphasis on research and analysis, will encourage the development of countermeasures to current and emerging threats. Building on existing work with the DoD and other government clients, this engagement will further the Booz Allen’s efforts to help protect U.S. assets at home and abroad,” the company said in an announcement.

“We are honored to be a central component of this program, which will serve as an invaluable boost to the federal government’s cybersecurity research and development efforts,” Robin Portman, executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, said in a statement.