CenturyLink has received a potential five-year, $875,000 task order forÂ the provisionÂ of managed security services to the Federal Communications Commission‘s information technologyÂ center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
The company said Thursday it will provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services thatÂ offer connectivity to the internet and external networks as well asÂ help customer agenciesÂ comply with the Office of Management and Budget‘s Trusted Internet Connection program.
Erich Sanchack, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink’s federal governmentÂ business, said the company aims to help FCC secure the commission’sÂ ITÂ infrastructure against network attacks.
The task order was awarded throughÂ the General Services Administration‘s NetworxÂ contract vehicle.
CenturyLink designed its MTIPS infrastructure to help clientsÂ detect and address network threatsÂ in compliance with federal government network standards and requirements.