SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it was awarded a full and open Task Order (TO) from a Department of Defense Command to modernize and expand a closed network that supports and protects a significant portion of a cyberspace weapon system.
The modernization and expansion of the network will include additional assets providing greater visibility for network operations as well as network defense. The Task Order was issued under the GSA Alliant Contract. CyberDefenses, Inc., a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), is a subcontractor to Kratos on this TO.
“This modification and upgrade is an important effort that helps better secure DoD networks,” said Paul Westover, Vice President, Kratos. “Over the past several years Kratos has been a significant provider of security and risk management services to the DoD and we look forward to exceeding customer expectations on this TO. Kratos offers a robust range of cybersecurity testing, monitoring and hardening solutions to reduce vulnerability and minimize risk for terrestrial and space environments.”
About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS) develops transformative, affordable technology for the Department of Defense and commercial customers. Kratos is changing the way breakthrough technology for these industries are brought to market through proactive research and a streamlined development process. Kratos specializes in unmanned systems, satellite communications, cyber security/warfare, microwave electronics, missile defense, training and combat systems. For more information, go to www.KratosDefense.com.
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