FAA awards cyber contract to lock down personally identifiable information

Friday - 3/30/2012, 2:07pm EDT

The Federal Aviation Administration has chosen cybersecurity firm Lunarline to lock down personally identifiable information in its systems, MarketWatch reports.

The company says it'll help the agency prevent unauthorized access and disclosure of such material.

The company will also work on raising the shields on agency websites. The contract was awarded by the FAA's privacy division. The division oversees the agency's privacy policy, rule-making and unique information disclosure issues.

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