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Jacobs secure UK Ministry of Defence with cyber security services

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  • Jacobs named as a supplier of cyber security services to the UK Ministry of Defence under the Digital and IT Professional Services framework.
  • Jacobs will provide maintenance, design, and support of secure system architecture, cryptographic systems, and security under the DIPS framework Lot 3 – Cyber Security.

In a recent announcement, Jacobs was named as a prime supplier of cyber security solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence under the Digital and IT Professional Services (DIPS) Framework. The contract, potentially worth $1.52 billion, will run until November 2027 and will involve providing maintenance, design, and support of secure system architecture, cryptographic systems, and security, including testing and evaluation of technical and non-technical security features.

Procured with the assistance of the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), the DIPS framework aims to deliver a range of digital and IT specialist professional services to Defence Digital. Under Lot 3 – Cyber Security, Crypto, Sec Ops and Integrated Systems, Jacobs will leverage its technical delivery capabilities, strategic insight, and thought leadership to support the MOD in delivering complex digital and information technology programs.

Jacobs Executive Vice President, Steve Arnette, expressed the company’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions across various domains within the cyber security sector. He highlighted the team’s experience and dedication to supporting the critical needs of the MOD, emphasizing the opportunity for Jacobs to contribute to the nation’s defense and security initiatives.

Being awarded a place on the framework has created opportunities for various cyber security professionals, including security architects, system penetration testers, security system engineers, security assurance accreditors, and ethical hackers. Individuals interested in these roles can find more information on careers.jacobs.com.

Overall, Jacobs’ involvement in supplying cyber security services to the UK Ministry of Defence underscores the company’s expertise and commitment to supporting national security initiatives through cutting-edge solutions and technical excellence.

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