GTEC buys cyber analysis firm

Monday - 11/8/2010, 8:30am EST

Global Defense Technology & Systems provides technology based systems for national security agencies. The vendor says it has acquired Signature Government Solutions for more than $52 million. SGS provides cybersecurity and intelligence analysis services for cyber programs in the intelligence community. The deal is expected to close by the end of this year. A GTEC press release says that all of SGS' 220 employees hold Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information clearances or higher. The company has a substantial operation in the Ft. Meade, Maryland area.

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