SAIC strengthens security where the money is printed

Science Applications International Corp. will boost security systems at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing under a five-year contract valued of $17 million.

The single-award blanket purchase agreement calls for SAIC to provide an enterprise level, Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 compliant integrated security system for the bureau's Office of Acquisition, Information Technology and Services Contracting Division, according to a June 11 SAIC announcement.

The bureau, which designs and produces a variety of security products for the U.S. government, including currency for the Federal Reserve, operates two currency manufacturing facilities, in Washington, D.C. and in Fort Worth, Texas, each with independent legacy security systems.

Under the contract, SAIC will provide an integrated security system to replace the core physical security systems with a common technology platform that is both site independent and capable of back-up disaster recovery purposes.

SAIC also will provide design, replacement, installation, upgrade, maintenance and support of the new security system for physical and logical access to computers and networks.

The work will be performed primarily in Washington, D.C., McLean, Va., and Forth Worth.

SAIC, of McLean, Va., ranks No. 4 on Washington Technology’s 2012 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

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David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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