DoD Renews $347M Lockheed Martin Defense Cyber Crime Center
March 17, 2017
Lockheed Martin will support the Department of Defense's efforts
against cyber criminals under a new contract overseeing the
world's largest accredited digital forensics lab.
Lockheed Martin will continue its role as the prime contractor
for the Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), delivering a range of
technical, functional and managerial support. Under the $347
million, five-year contract (one base year plus four one-year
options), awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA)
Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM),
Lockheed Martin will provide vital assistance in the
investigation of criminal and counterintelligence matters.
"The cyber threats facing the Department of Defense and our
nation are growing in complexity and frequency," said Deon
Viergutz, vice president, Cyber Solutions, Lockheed Martin. "Our
cybersecurity threat intelligence expertise and technology speed
the response needed to safeguard information in this constantly
Martin has served as the DC3 prime contractor since 2012,
providing digital and multimedia forensics examination,
analysis, development, test and evaluation, information
technology, and cyber analytical services, as well as critical
cyber intelligence to Defense Industrial Base partners.
The contract includes comprehensive services for the DC3 mission
including leadership and staffing for the DoD Collaborative
Information Sharing Environment (DCISE), the Defense Computer
Forensics Laboratory (DCFL), the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI),
and the Defense Cyber Crime Center–Analytical Group (DC3-AG).
DC3 supports numerous mission partners including the Department
of Homeland Security (DHS), National Security Agency (NSA), the
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Defense Security
Service (DSS), and United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). The
effort encompasses operations, management and mission support.