Forcepoint announced Wednesday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded it a 5-year Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) worth $23.5 million. Under the BPA, Forcepoint will assist the FBI with cybersecurity and cross-domain solutions. The contract includes a one-year base period, but four optional one-year contracts. According to a release from Forcepoint, the company will support the FBI’s mission objectives, including “increased infrastructure efficiency, examination of emerging cyber technologies, adoption of cloud-based cybersecurity, cross-domain technologies, and the ability to plan multi-year cyber sequencing plans.” Sean Berg, senior vice president and general manager for Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure at Forcepoint, said “The BPA between the FBI and Forcepoint will foster even greater collaboration between the government and industry. This collaboration will greatly increase delivery and deployment timelines to ensure the high-security posture of the FBI.”

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