ECS announced On Thursday, the company was awarded a potential five-year, $430 million contract with the US Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) to support the next generation of the Army Endpoint Security Solution (AESS) platform.
“AESS 2.0 will not only improve army network security, but also enhance army threat intelligence capabilities by allowing the solution to integrate with the army big data platform , GABRIEL NIMBUS, and other Department of Defense (DoD) data platforms.” John HeneghanPresident of ECS and 2022 Wash100 Price.
ECS will extend the system’s endpoint detection and response capabilities and create a unified asset management system that provides increased visibility and management of all network devices managing Comply to Connect (C2C) systems.
AESS protects up to 800,000 endpoints on unclassified and classified military networks. AESS 2.0 will provide the military with unified visibility and reporting across corporate networks to better optimize compliance, threat detection, investigation and response.
John Heneghan highlighted how ECS has provided ARCYBER with industry-leading managed IT and cybersecurity services for the past six years. Meanwhile, ECS DoD Cybersecurity Vice President Marc Maglin discussed how the company’s open architecture enables continuous innovation and integration in collaboration and partnership with ARCYBER and NETCOM.
“Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, and with AESS 2.0, ECS is collaborating with ARCYBER and the Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) to provide a zero-trust solution to help the Army defend its unified networks against these emerging threats,” Maglin said. .
Like SSEA managed service provider (MSP), ECS provides the military with traditional and advanced protections (such as data loss prevention, extended detection and response, and machine learning), threat prevention, web control, fire and adaptive threat protection.
ECS, the federal government segment of ASGN, provides advanced solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, data and artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, application modernization and IT, science and engineering.
The company solves critical and complex challenges for clients in the US public sector, defense, intelligence, and commercial industries. ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity and AI/ML vendors and holds specialist certifications in their technologies.