Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Center in Annapolis Junction, Md., to house experts who design advanced capabilities in cyber threat detection and mitigation
ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) opened its new Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Center in Annapolis Junction today. The 28,000 square foot facility houses ample space for technical demonstrations and collaborative meetings and brings together the full breadth of General Dynamics’ cyber capabilities. The new facility also features an EDGE® Innovation Center, part of a General Dynamics-sponsored worldwide innovation network leveraging industry investments in technology to rapidly fill gaps in capability.
Built to serve the unique needs of the U.S. Department of Defense and the intelligence community, the Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Center provides a highly secure and flexible environment for customers at the Ft. Meade-based National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command as well as federal and civilian industry partners focused on protecting the nation’s intelligence and thwarting threats in cyberspace.
“Defending the nation’s networks requires new levels of close collaboration between government network operators and industry to deliver advanced, integrated cyber-defense solutions,” said Bill Ross, vice president of Federal Systems and Cyber Solutions for General Dynamics C4 Systems. “The Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Center brings together government end-users, trusted partners and General Dynamics’ global network of industry experts to deliver innovative responses to evolving cyber threats.”
General Dynamics’ cyber offerings provide dynamic network defense and shorten the time between threat detection and mitigation. This is achieved with cyber capabilities such as:
* Identity and access management
* Secure mobility
* Cyber threat training
* Secure voice and data products
The center will employ up to 100 cyber professionals. This is in addition to the 8,000 General Dynamics workers already employed in Maryland and the national capital region.