The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Raytheon a one year contract with four option years to provide cyber security capabilities to enhance the resiliency of United States' federal government computer networks.
The Development and Operational and Maintenance Contract (known as DOMino at Raytheon) will support DHS's National Protection and Programs Directorate, which is responsible for providing cyber security for all US federal civilian executive branch networks other than the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the intelligence community (IC).
"DHS is the lead department for providing protection for those other 100-plus agencies. If you were just to consider NASA's networks or just the state department they would still exceed in scope and scale [of the DoD or IC]," Valecia Maclin, programme manager for Raytheon's DOMino, told Jane's .
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