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Air Force selects ISSE Services to provide cybersecurity for critical infrastructure

Kevin Spease

As part of a $40M sustainment program, the U.S. Air Force has selected ISSE Services, LLC to provide comprehensive cybersecurity information assurance, engineering and logistics support for the Remote Visual Assessment (RVA) video surveillance system. The RVA system guards the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) sites. Throughout the five year, $1.2M contract, ISSE Services will support cybersecurity protection for key portions of the RVA system, providing information system security engineering for physical interfaces at the launch facilities and monitoring stations, as well as the data transmission system.

“The cybersecurity community has always focused on traditional IT systems. The line is now blurred between security intrusion equipment and integrated IT systems. Physical security systems are highly centralized and fused across an organizational IT networks. This creates huge operational efficiencies, but also generates new pathways for cyber intrusion and puts critical data at risk. We are pleased to help solve this challenge for the Air Force and the RVA system,” says ISSE Services Principal Consultant, Kevin Spease.

Work will be performed at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, WY; Hill Air Force Base, UT; Malmstrom Air Force Base, MT; and Minot Air Force Base, ND. ISSE Services will support this contract through November 2, 2019 with additional full time staff at Hill Air Force Base providing information assurance analysis and support services.

Headquartered in Elk Grove, CA, ISSE Services provides information system security engineering specializing in design, implementation, testing and maintenance of computer systems supporting our nation’s critical infrastructure.

Kevin is partner and principal consultant at ISSE Services. He is responsible for the performance and oversight of all information system security engineering consulting services. In addition to healthcare, environmental and logistics web-based application security, Kevin has experience with Air Force strategic and Army tactical weapons applications. Kevin instructs at ITT-Technical Institute in the Information System Security program. He formerly served in the California Army National Guard and the US Air Force. Kevin earned an MBA from University of Phoenix, is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) -- Information System Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and is currently serving the Information System Security Association -- International as Treasurer / chief financial officer.

 

 

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