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Attain awarded $67.4M Secure Web Services DISA contract

Attain, a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm, was awarded a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) with its Compartmented Enterprise Services Organization (CESO) Program Management Office (PMO).

Valued at $67.4 million over five years, the project enhances mission-essential services across the National Security Landscape, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the intelligence community, and the civilian government, Attain said in a statement.

Under the CESO PMO, Attain will assist in the development and deployment of Secure Web Services (SWS), providing systems engineering and technical assistance for cloud migration, cyber security engineering, and web services, said the company in a statement.

Additionally, Attain will provide product management, enterprise architecture, agile and DevSecOps consulting and coaching, asset and logistics management and acquisitions, and financial management support.

[Image courtesy: Attain]

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