Valiant Awarded $300 Million U.S. Department of Education Cyber BPA
(May 18, 2021) Valiant Solutions, LLC (Valiant), has been awarded a five-year, $300 million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Education (DoED) to provide Cybersecurity and Privacy Support Services (CPSS) for Federal Student Aid (FSA) and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The award continues the successful partnership between the DoED and Valiant. The company currently provides Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Program support for the OCIO as a prime contractor.
“We are honored to receive this award and look forward to strengthening our partnership with the Department of Education,” says CEO, Matt Raydo. He continues, “Cybersecurity remains one of the most important issues facing the federal government and we look forward to playing this vital role in protecting the Department’s systems and information.”
The DoED CPSS BPA will be used to provide Cybersecurity Risk Management and Compliance, Information Systems Security Services, Cybersecurity Operations, Software Capability Development, Security Architecture Support, Security Engineering and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation.
Vice President of Operations, Geoff Gregory, says, "With the BPA available for use Department-wide, Valiant will help new Program Office clients draw greater value out of their existing toolset as they pivot to data-centric and risk-focused approaches that balance compliance, security and cost. Valiant's incumbency at the OCIO level helps ensure interoperable technology and process alignment for the Program Offices."
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.