The United States Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina has awarded Advanced IT Concepts (AITC), Inc. a three-year contract (base year with two options) to update its security infrastructure. Headquartered in Orlando, AITC is a Network and Systems Engineering and Information Technology (IT) Professional Services company. AITC was awarded the contract based on its cybersecurity services experience and expertise and past performance successfully supporting transition of information systems from traditional Certification and Accreditation to the Risk Management Framework Assessment and Authorization (A&A).
“AITC is thrilled to support this effort,” says Gabe Ruiz, President and CEO. “We’ve invested in our people’s training for security systems and Cyber Security certifications and it’s fantastic to be supporting the Army to keep our future warfighters safe. We hit the ground running with a fully capable team at Fort Jackson, our client is happy, and we will continue to make it happen for them,” adds Ruiz.
Fort Jackson is the largest and most active Initial Entry Training Center (IETC) in the United States Army, training over 50 percent of all soldiers and nearly 60 percent of female soldiers entering the Army each year. They provide highly trained, disciplined, motivated and physically fit warriors that use hundreds of facilities; living quarters, dining facilities, offices, warehouses, exchange stores, a military community hospital and mission support structures requiring security systems and compliance. The contract provides Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), operations and maintenance, monitoring and repair, and network and system equipment updates, and upgrades necessary for transition to the Risk Management Framework (A&A).
“We are proud to receive this contract to provide the Enhanced Separate and Secure (ESS) security services
for Fort Jackson’s training facilities. We are working with the Army to enhance their security systems for (A&A) and ensure our soldiers have a safe and secure environment during basic training,” says Jeff Lohrman, AITC’s Director of Programs.