Watershed Security, LLC, teamed with DMI, Wins Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Provide Information Assurance Support Services to U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC)
Washington, DC—October 18, 2010- Watershed Security, LLC a leading IT security, and solutions firm, announced today that as a part of the DMI team it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide Information Assurance (IA) to the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC). Watershed Security will ensure all unclassified and classified components of MSC’s IT networks and systems operate effectively and securely according to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN), U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), and MSC policies and procedures.
Under the contract, Watershed Security, LLC will support the MSC C4S Directorate, which is responsible for MSC’s worldwide IT. To ensure the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of MSC’s information and IT systems and networks, Watershed Security will deliver a comprehensive set of services vital to the security of MSC's networks and systems, including:
- Perimeter network security monitoring
- Intrusion detection
- Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
- Incident response and reporting
- Infrastructure configuration management, and
- IA/IT engineering support services
Given MCS's vital national security role, it is essential that the MSC’s IT networks and systems are safeguarded. It is the Military Sealift Command’s mission to support our nation by delivering supplies and conducting specialized missions across the world's oceans. MSC operates approximately 110 non-combatant, civilian-crewed ships that replenish U.S. Navy ships, conduct specialized missions, strategically preposition combat cargo at sea around the world, and move military cargo and supplies used by deployed U.S. forces and coalition partners.
With a proven track record of verifiably raising the real-time situational awareness and security posture of DoD and civilian agencies throughout the Federal Government, Watershed's customers trust the company with the security of their most critical systems. Watershed's proactive, comprehensive approach to safeguarding IT assets is built around a broad set of cybersecurity services and a uniquely clear picture of the future of cyber defense.
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