U.S. Strategic Command selects CGI for advanced data integration services


CGI Federal Inc. (CGI), the wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), today announced the award of a five-year contract from U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) to develop and maintain data integration hardware, systems, and software across the command’s Global Data Integration (GDI) environment. Through advanced data usage and integration capabilities, CGI will enable USSTRATCOM to deliver more safe, secure, and effective operations.

“Data is essential and integral to USSTRATCOM’s mission,” said Stephanie Mango, President, CGI Federal. “We are proud of this opportunity to collaborate with USSTRATCOM in strengthening the nation’s most sophisticated and critical defense capabilities and supporting the Department of Defense’s IT strategy.”

CGI’s work will be performed at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. CGI teams will deploy a wide range of data fusion and transformation solutions to strengthen and extend USSTRATCOM’s operations, scope, capabilities, and resilience. A key component of the U.S. Joint All-Domain Command and Control initiative, USSTRATCOM GDI’s framework enables the integration of multiple domains to deliver global situational awareness and decision-making capabilities.

“USSTRATCOM’s vital defense mission demands innovative, proven solutions and an approach that views data as a strategic enabler,” said Horace Blackman, CGI Senior Vice-President, Defense, Intelligence and Space Business Unit Lead. “CGI is committed to ensuring that our clients are equipped with the technology they need to deliver on their critical national security missions.”

Within the defense and intelligence sector, CGI delivers secure, large-scale programs that strengthen and advance clients’ critical operations and missions. As a partner of hundreds of governments in EuropeNorth America and Asia-Pacific, CGI brings global insights to transform citizen experiences while maximizing performance and reducing costs.


CGI Federal to continue strengthening cybersecurity at Nuclear Regulatory Commission with new award


CGI Federal Inc., the wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), has been awarded a new agreement to prepare the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for emerging cyber threats under its Global Infrastructure and Development Acquisition (GLINDA) Blanket Purchase Agreement. This new agreement enables CGI Federal to implement new processes and technologies to help the NRC evolve their security posture, protecting the Commission from current and future threats.

“The NRC has made significant investments to evolve its cybersecurity processes and tools,” stated Stefan Becker, Senior Vice-President and Regulatory Agencies Programs Business Unit lead at CGI Federal. “We are pleased to have been part of their journey, which brings CGI’s decades of experience in securing organizations through innovative and advanced cybersecurity services to enhance cyber threat intelligence throughout the NRC. Through this work, CGI will bring a modernized IT environment that advances security monitoring and analysis and mitigates risks across the enterprise.”

The NRC plays a vital role in the common defense and security of civilian nuclear information. In performing this new work, CGI Federal will employ a Digital Forensics Lab to maintain NRC operations, confidentiality and integrity, enabling NRC to quickly address insider threat and advanced persistent threats. Further, CGI also will support NRC’s continued adoption of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA), in compliance with federal mandates.

“CGI’s strong history with the NRC Security Operations Center (SOC) program dates back to 2017, when CGI began its support of the SOC Analytics and Incident Response capabilities,” said Vishal Ranjan, Vice-President and NRC Account Executive for CGI Federal. “Our highly qualified and certified cybersecurity professionals bring decades of experience and innovation that will continuously improve NRC’s security posture, with a strong focus on process evolution utilizing the latest cybersecurity analytics and tools.”

The agreement has a total value of $17.4M over a 16-month Base Period and three 12-month Option Periods, and will enable CGI Federal to continue working in collaboration with the NRC and other contractors within the NRC ecosystem.