FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 3, 2016
Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an award-winning provider of innovative software assurance and cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial markets, was awarded a 5-year $9.9 million U.S. Army contract on September 30th for NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) Security Control Assessor-Validator (SCA-V) support. On this contract, Netizen will provide cybersecurity, compliance, and risk assessment services for mission-critical U.S. Army technology systems operating on both classified and unclassified networks. The NIST RMF consists of a series of processes used to assess and ensure the security of operations and assets for an organization in accordance with applicable laws, policies, standards, and regulations.
“Netizen has earned nearly $11 million in prime contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD) over the past year to provide expert solutions for their mission-critical operations across the country. We are quite proud that the U.S. Army, as well as many other customers, have consistently chosen to leverage our renowned White Glove Service™ and advanced CyberSecure Solutions™,” said Max Harris, Netizen’s Chief of Business Development and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He added that this five-year contract will create at least 15 new positions and be performed at various military locations across the country and potentially worldwide. Netizen and partner companies, Virginia-based BreakPoint Labs (BPL) and Mississippi-based NextStep Innovation (NSI), will be supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) headquartered in Vicksburg, Mississippi with additional locations in Alexandria, VA; Champaign, IL; and Hanover, NH.
“It’s terrific that, especially as a veteran-owned company, we are able to so directly secure, support, and enhance the technical and cyber capabilities of our country’s armed forces in a truly customer-centric manner. This further demonstrates the high levels of confidence placed in us to provide trusted expertise across a wide range of markets,” said Michael Hawkins, Netizen’s CEO and also a U.S. Army veteran.
About Netizen Corporation: Named the Lehigh Valley’s “Emerging Business of the Year” in 2015 and a recipient of DoD customer service awards for exemplary contract performance, we are a Pennsylvania-based, Veteran-owned company specializing in software assurance and cybersecurity. Our mission is to develop and leverage innovative solutions that enable a more secure and integrated cyberspace for clients in government and commercial markets. Industry sectors served include healthcare, defense, intelligence, civilian government, finance, energy, and others. Learn more at https://www.NetizenCorp.com.
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