MacAulay-Brown, Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the U.S. Air Force.

"The national security company will support the 90th Information Operations Squadron at Lackland AFB, according to a news release," writes The San Antonio Express-News' Valentino Lucio. "Under the terms of the contract, MacAulay-Brown will provide information security analysis and technical support to various departments and organizations within the Air Force."

"The contract is being awarded by the 90th Information Operations Squadron (IOS), which is in charge of providing tools and capabilities needed to defend the USAF’s communication networks," Infosecurity reports. "Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, the 90th IOS provides network router security and operational platform tool development, malware harvesting, analysis and repurposing; it develops network modeling and simulation for joint and USAF cyber exercises, developmental test, operational assessment and innovative concept exploration."

"The 90th IOS represents the tip of the spear when it comes to defending the Air Force’s communication networks," William "Bull" Pratt, Senior Vice President of MacAulay-Brown’s Information Dominance Division, said in a statement. "Our senior scientists and engineers are looking forward to partnering with the Air Force to increase the Nation’s cyber capabilities that will ensure critical networks are available in a crisis."