ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hancock & Poole Security Incorporated (HPS Inc.), a leading IT security consulting company announced today that it was awarded a sub-contract by Base One Technologies for information security consultation as part of the Department of Homeland Security, to modernize the agency's information security practices for protecting critical information systems.
The 3-year contract, awarded as a task order under the Department of Homeland Security's EAGLE II contract, includes a base plus four option years. The new task order is part of the DHS HQ consolidation effort at the St. Elizabeth's campus in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Under the new contract, HPS will continually assess and test the security posture of DHS information systems. This opportunity will allow HPS to apply their security engineering and project management logic to help strengthen national security against evolving threats. Additionally, this will provide HPS the opportunity to develop and deploy innovative technical solutions which address emerging cyber security challenges.
"HPS is proud to have Base One's trust in support of this critical mission, and we are excited for the opportunity to continue providing security engineering expertise to the DHS. Our combined efforts will enhance security practices while increasing efficiency in relation to achieving repeatable objectives," said Rachel McCleave who is the Director of Marketing for HPS. "By taking advantage of advances in technology and utilizing security best practices I'm confident that we will move the needle forward in terms of security operations."
HPS is a global information security consulting company that works with many public and private sector customers to address and solve their most pressing information security and business challenges. The HPS cyber security team consists of highly skilled, certified IT security experts and engineers, further expanded by a network of SME's. Our senior project leaders have been working in the information security industry since its inception. HPS specializes in providing a wide array of security and IT consulting services to include: penetration testing, compliance, system integration, data center consolidation and cloud and infrastructure services.
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