More than two years after the Department of Homeland Security originally decided to award their Development, Operations, and Maintenance (DOMino) contract to Raytheon, GAO has denied Northrup Grumman’s third protest of the contract award, allowing Raytheon and DHS to begin work under the contract.
The $1 billion, five-year contract, originally announced in July 2014, sought support for DHS’s mission of protecting the .gov web domain from cyberattacks. The contracted company would support cybersecurity system design, development, deployment and operations and maintenance for the National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), also known as EINSTEIN.
The EINSTEIN system protects more than 100 federal networks from known threat vectors, and serves as one of DHS’s major cybersecurity initiatives.
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