Army to recruit cyber contractors

Wednesday - 3/30/2011, 3:02pm EDT

With cybersecurity professionals in short supply, the Army is reaching out to contractors for help.

The Army awarded a nearly $5 million contract to ATS Corp. to help recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals.

The Virginia IT company specializes in development IT infrastrucutre and cloud computing technologies.

UPI.com reports the contract features a one-year base period and two 12-month option periods.

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