FBI Awards ECS $38 Million and Names As Prime Cybersecurity

The FBI announced Feb. 20 that they will be awarding $38 million to ECS as the prime leader of cybersecurity for the Bureau. The FBI was set to award ECS in Sept. of 2018, but there was hiccup in the plan that was eventually overlooked.

Over a six-year period of performance, ECS will deploy remote and on-premise cybersecurity solutions to continually enhance the FBI’s security posture, identify risk to missions, respond to security incidents, and actively hunt for vulnerabilities and threats. ECS will apply threat- and risk-driven methodologies to actively defend systems and networks across the Bureau: the ECS Red Team will leverage offensive tools and techniques to emulate cyber threats, while the ECS Blue Team will perform advanced operational vulnerability assessments and provide incident response and threat-hunting services.
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