Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract with a one-year base period plus four one-year options to continue its role as prime contractor for the US Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), delivering technical, functional and managerial support. Value of the contract if all options are exercised is estimated at $347 million.
DC3 is the world’s largest accredited digital forensics laboratory, for which Lockheed Martin has been prime contractor since 2012, providing digital and multimedia forensics examination, analysis, development, test and evaluation, information technology, and cyber analytical services, as well as critical cyber intelligence to industrial partners.
The contract includes comprehensive services for the DC3 mission, including leadership and staffing for the DoD Collaborative Information Sharing Environment (DCISE), the Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory (DCFL), the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI), and the Defense Cyber Crime Center–Analytical Group (DC3-AG). DC3 supports numerous mission partners including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Security Agency (NSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Defense Security Service (DSS), and United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). The effort encompasses operations, management and mission support.
"The cyber threats facing the Department of Defense and our nation are growing in complexity and frequency," said Deon Viergutz, vice president, Cyber Solutions, Lockheed Martin. "Our cybersecurity threat intelligence expertise and technology speed the response needed to safeguard information in this constantly evolving environment."