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Press Release: McAfee Enterprise and FCN Awarded $281M Cybersecurity Contract from Veterans Affairs

“McAfee Enterprise and FCN, Inc. announced they have been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide several cybersecurity solutions.”

“Under the five-year, $281 million contract, VA and the Veterans they serve will be protected by McAfee Enterprise’s MVISION Endpoint Security, Data Loss Prevention Endpoint, and MVISION EDR.”

“’As the administration’s recent Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (EO) emphasizes, our federal agencies need to move toward cybersecurity that is proactive rather than reactive, and VA is leading the way with these solutions,’ said Rob Lalumondier, Senior Director of Federal Civilian at McAfee Enterprise. ‘MVISION EDR, in particular, aligns perfectly with the EO’s requirement for agencies to deploy a powerful Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) initiative. We look forward to working with VA to help protect the private information of our nation’s Veterans, and we trust this partnership will serve as a model for other civilian agencies looking to fulfill the terms of the EO.'”

“VA had a need for advanced security tools to increase their protection of sensitive Veteran information and increase their overall cybersecurity posture in the face of modern threats. Under the terms of the contract, McAfee Enterprise and FCN will provide software tools and expertise to secure key aspects of VA’s IT infrastructure and protect critical data assets.”

“’We’re excited to be partnering with VA and McAfee Enterprise to bring best-in-class cybersecurity capabilities to the men and women who have so ably served our country,’ said George Sullivan, Executive Vice President of FCN, Inc. ‘As one of the first, and certainly the largest, federal agencies to implement an important part of the EO, VA is forging a path for others to follow…” Read the full press release here.

Source: McAfee Enterprise and FCN Awarded $281M Cybersecurity Contract From Veterans Affairs – July 28, 2021. Business Wire.

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