Company to Provide Cybersecurity, Privacy, Threat Intelligence, and Incident Management for the International Development Agency
ARLINGTON, Va., June 06, 2023--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture Federal Services has won a $329 million prime contract to manage a comprehensive information assurance and privacy program for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The company will deliver a full suite of services, including risk and compliance support, incident management, diagnostics and mitigation support, threat intelligence and analysis, as well as a privacy program and cyber awareness training for Agency personnel.
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John Roche, Accenture Federal Services Managing Director, USAID Client Account Lead (Photo: Business Wire)
"USAID leads the federal government’s international development efforts in more than 100 nations. To accomplish its humanitarian mission to reduce poverty and strengthen democratic governance, USAID relies on a vast network of partners and a complex technology ecosystem capable of addressing overseas challenges," said Accenture Federal Services CEO John Goodman. "Accenture Federal Services is honored to be entrusted with protecting the systems that form the framework of USAID’s enterprise operational capacity."
Accenture Federal Services will support USAID’s Bureau for Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer with managing a sophisticated information assurance program with the ability to adapt as the global threat landscape rapidly evolves.
"This contract award marks Accenture Federal Services’ first prime contract with USAID. We are thrilled to be tapped to lead this critical initiative for the Agency," said John Roche, a managing director in Accenture Federal Services and USAID client lead. "We look forward to delivering innovative, cost-effective solutions that protect the integrity, confidentiality, and accountability of the Agency’s information assets."
The period of performance is up to ten years.
Accenture Federal Services is a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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