Under ISSE, data and communications exchanged between networks operating at different security levels undergo extremely high levels of scrutiny, ensuring that there are no compromises in the information confidentiality or integrity. The ability to securely share information provided by ISSE is a significant component to helping to win the war on terror.
Rome, NY (PRWEB) July 20, 2009
ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) today announced it has been awarded a re-compete contract for the continued development, deployment and sustainment of the Information Support Server Environment (ISSE) system. ISSE is a high assurance communications infrastructure component, providing secure information sharing and protection between networks operating at different security levels. ITT has received two delivery orders valued at $9.8 million under the five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. The contract has a ceiling value of $49.9 million and was awarded through the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) based in Rome, N.Y.
"This win allows for seamless continuation of efforts already underway, as ITT was the incumbent in the competition and has successfully managed all aspects of the program for the past five years," said Robert Blakely, vice president of ITT's Advanced Engineering & Sciences business. "Under ISSE, data and communications exchanged between networks operating at different security levels undergo extremely high levels of scrutiny, ensuring that there are no compromises in the information confidentiality or integrity. The ability to securely share information provided by ISSE is a significant component to helping to win the war on terror."
ITT will provide systems and security engineering technical expertise for the ISSE system, from ongoing requirement definition and analysis to software research and development, integration, quality control, certification, installation and accreditation.
The ISSE product is a critical component of secure data communications throughout the U.S. and its allies, and is integral to operations at Intelligence Community and Department of Defense sites worldwide.
About ITT Corporation
ITT's Advanced Engineering & Sciences business, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, provides leading-edge product development, technology, engineering, research and project management services to government, industrial and commercial customers. Key applications include information assurance and cyber security; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive detection; advanced air traffic control and space systems communications; missile defense and strategic systems; acquisition and logistics management; and total systems consulting services.
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2008 sales of $11.7 billion. http://www.itt.com.
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