FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of
Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a
The US-CERT is the operational arm of DHS' National Cyber Security Division and is a partnership between DHS and the public and private sectors to protect the nation's Internet infrastructure. US-CERT coordinates the defense against and responses to cyber attacks across the nation. General Dynamics has performed similar services for the US-CERT since 2004.
"The Department of Homeland Security is charged with protecting our nation's Internet infrastructure and US-CERT is a key part of this effort," said Mary Craft , vice president, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. "We look forward to continue supporting DHS in its drive for cyber security innovation and reducing threats and vulnerabilities to this essential infrastructure
The task order was awarded under the DHS Enterprise Acquisitions Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions (EAGLE) contract.
About General Dynamics
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs
approximately 82,900 people worldwide and anticipates 2007 revenues of more
SOURCE General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems