Northrop Grumman has won a $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency contract to improve U.S. military and intelligence network cyber security.

"Under the work order, the Northrop Grumman team will continue implementation of the host-based security system (HBSS), which is a commercial-off-the-shelf suite of automated and standardized software that monitors, detects, and counters cyberthreats to US military and intelligence community’s networks, servers, desktops, and laptops," Infosecurity reports.

"The order, which has a three-year base period with two one-year options, was competitively awarded under the $12 billion Encore 2 IT contract vehicle and is part of the DoD Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense contract," the article states.


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