RedSeal wins contract to support DISA's cyber network operations


RedSeal has secured a contract to monitor the cyber network operations of the US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

Valued at $33.8m, the contract requires the company to model and monitor the infrastructure of the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS), a US Department of Defense (DoD) programme to create a standard security architecture, which will eventually support more than 95% of the DoD's network.

It also performs firewall functions, intrusion detection and prevention, enterprise management, virtual routing and forwarding (VRF), and a host of network security capabilities.

RedSeal public sector vice-president and general manager Kimberly Baker said: "The JRSS stacks are located at strategic military installations around the world, creating a massive, varied and dispersed network that supports critical military services. Its resilience is a matter of international security.

"The JRSS stacks are located at strategic military installations around the world, creating a massive, varied and dispersed network that supports critical military services."

"From Fort Meade, the Joint Management Program monitors, manages and controls DoD digital operations all over the world. They need effective metrics to understand the real-time health of the global network, and RedSeal proved to be the best choice for ensuring its resilience under relentless probing and attack."

The company is also said to provide visibility into network segmentation and measure overall resiliency to deliver risk-based situational awareness.

DISA will also provide RedSeal's modelling and risk scoring platform to all US Army networks, USAF boundary networks, and several other COCOM networks in order to further improve the resilience of their networks.