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MacB’s Enlighten IT Consulting Awarded Prime Contract for U.S. Cyber Command

DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company delivering advanced engineering services, cybersecurity and product solutions, announced today that Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), a MacB company, has been awarded a prime contract for U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). Enlighten will provide the sustainment of Big Data Platform (BDP) capabilities and engineering services for the Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF). USCYBERCOM is a sub-unified combatant command under U.S. Strategic Command. Enlighten’s efforts under this contract will include prototyping of the Cyber Unified Platform to help deliver these innovations to Department of Defense warfighters.

EITC cybersecurity experts, data scientists, and cloud software engineers will focus on delivering mission-critical capabilities by adapting and enhancing the existing BDP deployed to the commercial cloud environment. Tasks will include the processing and storing of packet capture (PCAP), development of cyber analytics to identify suspicious and anomalous activity, big data cyber hunting, data acquisition and enhancement of the BDP tool suite. Additionally, EITC technical experts will conduct user testing activities with cyber protection and network defense teams, as well as the broader cyber community of Unified Platform stakeholders.

“Our objective is to deliver innovative proof-of-concept prototypes that help improve or create desired mission outcomes, and also reduce time to market for the effective solutions,” said Shawn Justice, Senior Vice President and General Manager of MacB’s EITC. “We want to continue establishing ourselves as thought leaders and industry innovators with regard to big data analytics, machine learning, and overall coordination with mission partners within the Cyber Command community.”

ABOUT MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB)
Over the past 38 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has been solving many of our Nation’s most complex National Security challenges. We are committed to delivering critical capabilities in the areas of Intelligence and Analysis, Cybersecurity, Secure Cloud Engineering, Research and Development, Integrated Laboratories and Information Technology to Defense, Intelligence Community, Special Operations Forces, Homeland Security, and Federal agencies to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Virginia, our 1,500 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission-focused and results-oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. Learn more about MacB at www.macb.com.

ABOUT ENLIGHTEN IT CONSULTING (EITC), a MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB) COMPANY
Since 2007, Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC) has been an innovative provider of advanced and mission-critical big data infrastructure, secure cloud engineering, and analytic solutions for federal, state, and local clients with specific emphasis on the warfighter and decision makers responsible for national defense and security. A premier partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS), EITC has collaborated with AWS to provide innovative solutions to meet many of the challenges facing the U.S Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community related to big data, cyber analytics, data fusion and IT transformation. The company is headquartered in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. EITC was acquired by MacB in December 2016.

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