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Peraton Awarded $254M DSS Cybersecurity Contract

Peraton has received a $254 million contract to support the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) with cybersecurity operations over the next five years.

Under the Diplomatic Security Cyber Mission Support Services contract, the company will provide cybersecurity support, including incident management, threat analysis, and penetration testing. 

It will also assist the DSS in cyber monitoring, forensic investigation and analysis, cyber technology, innovation, and engineering.

“Peraton is proud to continue our support of the DOS and its important mission around the world,” vice president and general manager Jim Stanley said in a statement

He added that Peraton would draw on its nearly four decades of experience and expertise in cybersecurity to provide advanced solutions and integrate next-generation technology.

“This award further demonstrates our ability to help advance the Department of State’s goal to secure its data by driving innovative systems across its IT enterprise,” the statement added. 

DSS Operations 

The Department of State is the oldest US cabinet agency and has cyber operations across multiple countries. The DSS is tasked with securing diplomacy and protecting the integrity of US travel documents. 

The DSS has the largest global reach of any federal law enforcement agency, with offices in more than 270 locations around the world.

Recent Contract From Homeland Security

In February, Peraton was awarded a $2.7 billion contract to assist the US Department of Homeland Security with Data Center and Cloud Optimization Support Services.

Under the 10 year contract, the company will provide full suite operations services to manage the DHS Hybrid Computing Environment, a collection of enterprise computing resources.

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