NETIZEN AWARDED $9.2M U.S. ARMY CYBERSECURITY CONTRACT
ALLENTOWN, PA: Netizen Corporation, an ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certified provider of cybersecurity solutions for defense, government, and commercial markets, was awarded a multiple-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract by the US Army on April 28th with a total value of up to $9.2M for a variety of cybersecurity solutions in support of the Project Manager Soldier Training (PM ST) in Orlando, Florida.
PM ST’s mission is to provide a full echelon of sustainable live and virtual training solutions enabling Soldiers, Units and Leaders the ability to maintain Readiness at all times. This new single-award BPA contract includes a 12-month base period of performance and four 12-month option periods, totaling up to five years in duration. Netizen will be supporting critical programs across the PM ST portfolio by providing expert cybersecurity engineering, assessment, and NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) solutions in Orlando and other locations stateside and overseas.
“Netizen is renowned for our unique level of specialization, as our team members are amongst the most highly experienced cyber professionals anywhere, and our products and solutions are trusted by customers worldwide. We look forward to continuing our work with this key customer for years to come by providing PM ST with the best possible value and expertise,” said Michael Hawkins, Netizen’s Founder and CEO.
He added that Netizen anticipates expanding the company’s presence in Orlando to support this and other efforts such as their fully paid education program, Netizen Academy. This program will identify, train, certify, mentor, and staff the next generation of cyber professionals to meet ever-increasing industry demand. Netizen Academy targets recent college graduates, transitioning service members, veterans, and others seeking to be up-skilled for a rapidly-growing career field while getting paid to do it.
ABOUT NETIZEN CORPORATION
America’s fastest-growing cybersecurity company, 2nd fastest-growing Veteran-owned company, and 47th fastest-growing private company overall in the nation according to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s most successful businesses, Netizen is a highly specialized cybersecurity solutions provider. They also develop innovative software products that include the award-winning AutoSTIG and Overwatch Governance Suite tools.
The company, a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB), is headquartered in Allentown, PA, with additional locations in Virginia (DC Metro), South Carolina (Charleston), and Florida (Orlando). In addition to being one of the fastest-growing businesses in the US, Netizen has also been named as one of the nation’s “Best Workplaces” by Inc. Magazine and is a US Department of Labor HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion awardee for veteran hiring and support. Learn more at Netizen.net.