Computer Science Corporation
) has been chosen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to
provide cyber security solutions for government networks. CSC
will leverage its Horizon services to help the federal government
under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM), Tools and
Continuous Monitoring as a Service (CMaaS), contract. As per the
CDM program, federal agencies acquire tools and services related
to constantly monitor and enhance their network security.
Computer Sciences Corporation's Horizon, part of the CSC
Managed Security Services unit, is a comprehensive managed
security service that enables organizations to monitor and
identify security threats in the system network and mitigate the
Computer Sciences Corporation had recently added Horizon to
its Managed Security Service (MSS). The solution regulates the
privacy and protection of information, reducing the risk of
maintaining large data volumes.
Horizon simplifies the compliance process by bringing
compliance solutions under one umbrella (customers often procure
these security solutions from multiple vendors). Therefore, it
helps the customers to bring down the total IT cost.
Apart from this, Computer Sciences' IT and management
consulting services advise clients on acquisitions, IT security,
strategy and business process re-engineering. The company also
licenses sophisticated software systems for the financial
services markets and provides a broad array of e-business
solutions that cater to the needs of large commercial and
Computer Sciences Corporation is one of the leading players in
the IT services industry in North America, Europe, Asia and
Australia. Its service offerings include outsourcing, systems
integration, and IT and management consulting and other
professional services, including e-business solutions.
We believe that the synergies from expanding its MSS to
include Horizon smoothens the governance, risk and compliance
process for organizations. Considering the increased focus on
privacy and security, the introduction should contribute
generously to its revenues.
However, the market is getting more competitive, as companies
CACI International Inc.
) make their presence felt. Moreover, the macroeconomic
conditions in Europe remain challenging. Delays in the
government's order renewal process could also add to its
Currently, Computer Sciences Corporation has a Zacks Rank #2
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