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Science Applications International Corporation has won a prime contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide tools and services and enable Federal agencies to automate their existing continuous network monitoring capabilities.

SAI will be responsible for the cybersecurity of Federal civilian “.gov” networks and continuous monitoring will be deployed through the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM), Tools and Continuous Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS) contract.

SAI is currently focusing to meet the increased demands of uninterrupted vigilance and cybersecurity needs by delivering secure and innovative solutions. With its vast domain expertise, threat prioritization based on risk based analytics, and technological expertise, SAI aims to provide adequate support services to Federal agencies.

The tools and services by SAI will enable Federal agencies and other state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to enhance their network monitoring capabilities and analyze critical security-related information and enhance risk-based decision making at the agency and Federal enterprise level.

Since its inception in 1969, SAI has utilized its vast domain knowledge to solve critical problems of the country in areas such as national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. Headquartered in McLean, VA, the company presently has employee strength of approximately 40,000, serving customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. DHS, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets.

SAI currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that look promising and are worth considering now are Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (BAH - Snapshot Report), Providence Service Corp  (PRSC - Snapshot Report), both carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and ICF International Inc (ICFI - Snapshot Report), carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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