RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Octo, a member of Octo Metric Joint Venture (JV) with Metric5, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a CIO SP3 SB contract to support the project management support services (PMSS) of the U.S. Army Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) program. The five-year contract has a potential value of $69 million and will allow Octo to continue its history of service to DCO by overseeing cybersecurity implementation and strategy spanning the entire lifecycle of DCO systems. Octo will provide program management to support a full range of advisory assistance and cybersecurity-related work products for the DCO, ensuring that cyber projects meet time, budget and technical requirements by applying the IT and business best practices that meet DCO requirements as they continue to modernize their systems and strengthen security.
DCO is responsible for rapidly delivering innovative and dominant cyber capabilities, as well as tailored solutions for national, joint and allied partners that rely on defensive cyber solutions, cyber analytics and cyber threat detection tools. Octo has supported DCO for over five years in various capacities. Past projects have included supporting the development of the first wearable soldier cybersecurity platform used by the US military and a Garrison-based cybersecurity platform, among others.
Octo CEO Mehul Sanghani said: “We are excited to continue working alongside our Metric5 partners and deepen our relationship with the US Army DCO. This is a proven collaborative effort. Past projects have demonstrated our ability to meet the needs of DCOs and the combatants they serve. Octo looks forward to using the cybersecurity experience, knowledge and expertise of our teams to lead critical projects that protect our warfighters, our nation and our allies.
Octo is a technology company dedicated to solving the federal government’s toughest challenges, enabling agencies to leap the technology curve. We don’t just modernize. We create lasting change through best practices that help agencies implement and integrate next-generation technology and innovation at scale. With a mission and service first mindset, we deliver Agile, DevSecOps, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Cloud, Open Source and Data Science solutions, collaborating to solve customers’ pressing problems. Based in Reston, Va., Octo provides proven technology vital to the intelligence community and healthcare, defense, national security and civilian agencies that directly impact our country. Visit octo.us to learn more.