UK offers a £20M worth Cyberthreat contract to CGI

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Canadian Global Information is shortly known as CGI has bagged a government contract worth £20M to develop a Cyber Threat analysis system for the UK’s Ministry of Defense. A white paper released by the government of Britain recently has confirmed the same and added that the service will be utilizing a combination of various data sources to support the decision-making skills for authorities in the field of Cyber Defense.

 

Readers of Cybersecurity Insiders have to notify a fact that the same company won a £5.6 million contract two years back to building a cyber situational awareness fusion architecture for Britain.

 

The resource page released by the contract finder of the UK says that the CGI will from now act as a technical authority on the MODs Defensive Cyber Capability.

 

“It’s becoming crucial to increase the defense budget to stay ahead of our adversaries when it comes to improving UK’s defensive measures against cyberattacks said Michael Fallon, the Defense Secretary of the UK.

 

He added that his government is all set to invest in protecting the digital infrastructure against cyber threats- all as a part of the year 2016 initiative. 

 

Note- CGI has a reputation in working for more than 40 years with MOD and the company is excited about bagging another contract. Steve Smart the Senior Vice President of CGI expressed his happiness in building a strong relationship with MoD and hopes to live up to the expectations in framing out the Cyber Threat Analysis System.