VSE Corp. [VSEC] subsidiary G&B Solutions says it is one of 14 vendors to receive a contract for a new Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for cyber security services from the General Services Administration and Department of Homeland Security. G&B says it was put on the risk management framework (RMF) and certification and accreditation (C&A) BPA. Under the new BPA, BSA and DHS will receive near-real-time risk management and ongoing information system authorization through the implementation of robust continuous monitoring processes. The RMF and C&A platforms encourage the use of automation to provide leaders the necessary information to make cost-effective, risk- based decisions with regard to the organizational information systems supporting their core missions and business functions and integrating information security into the enterprise architecture and system development life-cycle. The other firms receiving BPAs are URS Corp. [URS] subsidiary Apptis, Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton [BAH], Deloitte Consulting, DSD Laboratories, Global Network Systems, Kadix Systems, Knowledge Consulting Group, SecureInfo Corp., Securicon, Tantus Technologies, Telos Corp., Tetrad Digital Integrity and Veris Group. The ceiling value of the BPAs for each firm is $58 million.