DHS enlists SAIC for border security work

The Homeland Security Department has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a five-year, $39.2 million contract to assist with assessing risks and solutions for border security.

Under the contract, SAIC of San Diego will provide Customs and Border Protection with certification and accreditation, security risk assessments and security test and evaluation.

The company also will be responsible for system architecture, communication security services and technology policy and administration.

Alice Lipowicz is a staff writer for Government Computer News' affiliate publication, Washington Technology.

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Alice Lipowicz is a staff writer covering government 2.0, homeland security and other IT policies for Federal Computer Week.

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