Valiant Adds Second Prime Contract at Education Performing Highly Adaptive Cyber Augmentation Services

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(June 22, 2021) Valiant Solutions, LLC (Valiant) has been awarded its second prime contract at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) performing Highly Adaptive Cyber Augmentation Services (HACAS). The ED HACAS contract spans three years with a ceiling of over $14 million and supports the four branches that make up the Information Assurance Services Directorate: 1) Security Engineering and Architecture; 2) Cyber Operations; 3) Governance, Risk, and Policy; and 4) Information Systems Security.

President and CEO, Matt Raydo, says, “Once again, we are privileged to be selected to perform vital data and system protection services for the Department of Education.” He goes on to say, “We are proud of the work we’ve done for the Department in the past, and our team is eager to bring our expertise to this project as well.”

Valiant will oversee cybersecurity program management for ED. This includes:

  • Operating the ED Security Operations Center
  • Conducting advanced research and analysis to generate intelligence with high confidence and plans on how to manage threats 
  • Performing forensics and malware analysis
  • Providing major incident management and support

Last year, Valiant was awarded a five-year, $8 million award from the Department for Information Security Continuous Monitoring support. This month’s announcement affirms Valiant’s superior work and commitment on previous and ongoing ED projects.

About Valiant

Founded in 2005, Valiant Solutions, LLC is a HUBZone small business working with the Federal Government to overcome complex cybersecurity challenges. Our comprehensive management approach offers customers real-time, actionable data for budget, operations, and security teams. With core capabilities including Security Engineering and Operations, Risk Management Framework Services, and IT Enterprise Operations, Valiant excels in Agile Development, SecDevOps, and Automation both on-premises and in the cloud. Our proven security experts develop, implement, and manage IT security solutions to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data, reducing the impact of threats on productivity for our customers. Valiant is headquartered in North Carolina with offices in the DC Metro area, Kansas City, Fort Worth, and Denver.