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InfoReliance Wins DHS Contract to Provide Specialized Security Services for the National Cyber Protection System

Security Services to Support DHS Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Network Security Deployment Division

FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/14 -- InfoReliance has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) to provide Specialized Security Services (SSS) to the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS) (operationally known as EINSTEIN) and Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) Programs, as well as other Network Security Deployment (NSD) supported initiatives. This $65 Million contract is the second DHS contract InfoReliance has been awarded in the past 6 months; their first win was as the technical lead of the Metrica Team Venture CDM Federal Dashboard Deployment.

Under this contract InfoReliance will deliver security engineering, advanced security assessments, testing and information system security oversight. The InfoReliance team will also assist NSD in the development of comprehensive security-based requirements for Agency initiatives and the implementation of reference security architectures. These services will better equip DHS to identify and protect against suspected cyber incidents and make recommendations that will bolster the security, resiliency, and reliability of the nation's cyber and communications infrastructure.

"It is a distinct honor and privilege to have the Department of Homeland Security select InfoReliance to help them carry-out their vital mission of keeping America safe," says Aaron Faulkner, InfoReliance Vice President. "This award is a direct reflection of our years of experience implementing cyber security solutions for our US Government customers and the extensive industry partnerships we have formed with industry leaders such as Intel Security (McAfee), Fortalice Solutions, System High, Mandiant and PatchAdvisor. The InfoReliance Team is eager to bring our knowledge and experience to the table to face the Agency's challenges head-on."

InfoReliance Corporation is a specialized information technology (IT) consulting firm whose serves customers across the federal government, academia, health care, and private industry. Our core competencies are in the areas of cyber security, software engineering, and cloud computing and our mission is to solve our customer's complex business problems and provide them with optimal and sustainable business value. InfoReliance accomplishes these things by leveraging our corporate expertise in the development of world-class software and in the design and implementation of the supporting IT infrastructure and security. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, InfoReliance is a privately-held business founded in 2000. For more information, visit

Name: Aaron Faulkner
Title: Vice President
Phone: 703.246.9360
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