R9B AWARDED TRAINING CONTRACT FOR U.S. ARMY WARRANT OFFICER ADVANCED COURSE

R9B AWARDED TRAINING CONTRACT FOR U.S. ARMY WARRANT OFFICER ADVANCED COURSE

Multiyear prime contract to deliver advanced cyber training fuels R9B’s expansion in the southern United States.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — R9B (root9B, LLC), a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity products, services, and training announced today that it was awarded a prime contract from the Mission and Installation Contracting Command – Fort Gordon, for development and delivery of advanced cybersecurity training onsite at Fort Gordon, GA. The competitively-awarded, firm fixed-price contract is composed of a single year and option year period of performance, with the initial class commencing in 2018.

Under the contract, R9B will provide instruction consisting of a seven (7) week block of offensive cyber operations (OCO) and defensive cyber operations (DCO) training to three 170A Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC) classes. Training will enable students to perform cyberspace-related intelligence gathering & reconnaissance, projection of power through the preparation, and execution of OCO and DCO cyberspace activities.

The goal of the WOAC is to train an effective workforce for the Army Cyber Mission Forces (CMF). R9B instructors will provide an innovative, diverse learning environment that supports active and reserve forces with the training and education infrastructure that provides the foundation for more effective operations in the cyber warfare domain.

“Warrant officers represent a critical component of the Army’s cyber force,” said R9B Chief Executive Officer Eric Hipkins. “We are pleased to have this opportunity to work with these experts, and to provide our knowledge base and experience to expand their ability to execute the cyber mission.”

R9B offers a variety of cybersecurity training courses. These include cyber threat intelligence analysis, threat hunting on Windows and Linux platforms, digital forensics, and adversary tactics and techniques. Each course is made available in unclassified environments so both public and private-sector organizations can benefit from R9B’s extensive knowledge base and best-in-class instruction.

About R9B

Based in Colorado Springs, CO, R9B (root9B, LLC) is a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity products, services, and training for commercial and government clients. Combining cutting-edge technology, tactics development, specialty tools, and deep mission experience, R9B personnel leverage their extensive backgrounds in the U.S. Intelligence Community to conduct advanced vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, incident response, industrial control system (ICS) security, and active adversary pursuit (HUNT) engagements on networks worldwide. For more information, visit www.root9b.com.