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Avineon Wins Contract to Provide Information Security Support Services to United States Mint
Nov 13, 2007 (08:11 AM EST)


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of IT, engineering, geospatial and program management services, today announced it has been awarded a contract with the United States Mint to provide functional and technical engineering information security consulting services. Avineon has provided information security support to the United States Mint for more than five years. The new five-year contract is valued at approximately $10.9 million.

The United States Mint depends on a number of IT systems and networks to perform its statutory mission critical to maintaining trade and commerce in the United States, and it must ensure the security of its systems and continually evaluate the appropriateness of all security measures. Avineon's scope of responsibility falls at the enterprise level including the security of all United States Mint IT systems, applications, databases, servers and network components. Avineon provides a full range of services including requirements analysis, research and the development of security best practices and independent validation and verification of existing and proposed applications, software and hardware components.

In addition to its current responsibilities, Avineon is also increasing its support under this contract to include Certification and Accreditation support of United States Mint IT Systems as well as technical analysis in support of security architecture initiatives.

"Given the fast pace of change in the IT and telecommunications marketplace, the United States Mint required flexibility to meet its evolving needs," stated Hee Sun Choung, vice president of IT services for Avineon. "Our expertise in this area of information security and advanced technology allows for continuous improvement to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all United States Mint IT systems."

About Avineon

Avineon, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 and ISO 9001:2000 registered company, is a diversified high technology company that provides information technology (IT), geospatial, engineering and program management services. With headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, and offices in Alabama, Florida, Indiana and Virginia, Avineon also maintains subsidiaries in Europe and India. In IT, Avineon specializes in web-based architecture, systems engineering, application development, and on-going network and security support. For additional information please visit http://www.avineon.com .

Press Contact: Company Contact: Kara Schiltz Charles Erdrich DPR Group Avineon, Inc. 919-678-9200, ext. 101 703-671-1900 kschiltz@dprgroup.com

CONTACT: Kara Schiltz of DPR Group, +1-919-678-9200, ext. 101, kschiltz@dprgroup.com, for Avineon, Inc.; or Charles Erdrich of Avineon,Inc., +1-703-671-1900,

Web site: http://www.avineon.com//