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SAIC Recognized as 2012 SmartCEO VOLT Leader in Technology
May 16, 2012 (04:05 PM EDT)
Company Awarded Large Technology Innovator by Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine
MCLEAN, Va., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was recognized as a 2012 SmartCEO VOLT Leader in Technology by Baltimore SmartCEO magazine, winning the large Technology Innovator category. SAIC was acknowledged for CyberNEXS™, the company's cyber training, exercising, competition and certification product for protecting critical data assets.
CyberNEXS, a third generation system that fully supports the training life cycle of instruction, exercise, competition and certification, is the only product on the market that offers high fidelity, real-time quantification of performance through a variety of games, delivering a highly scalable solution that is available anytime, anywhere. Running a scoring cycle every minute and presenting students or competitors performance in a variety of charts and graphs, CyberNEXS trains users in the key cyber security skills of cyber defense, penetration testing and forensics analysis. It prepares security professionals, network and system administrators, and students with the skills they need to protect and defend critical IT systems against today's real-world threats. CyberNEXS powers competitions around the world such as the Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference (MDC3), Utah Cyber Defense Challenge (UCDC) and the global CyberLympics competition.
"We're thrilled to be recognized as a large technology innovator by Baltimore SmartCEO magazine," said Charles Beard, SAIC chief information officer and general manager of the company's Cybersecurity Business Unit. "To be awarded this distinction is a true testament to the unique innovation of CyberNEXS, and we're excited to be honored with some of the most influential technology companies in the region."
The VOLT Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of twenty-seven of Greater Baltimore's leaders in technology. Collectively, the companies represented in the program generate $13.8 billion in revenue and employ more than 50,010 people. The VOLT Awards recognize the accomplishments of Greater Baltimore's pioneering Technology Innovators, Technology Implementers and Cyber Warriors. The finalists are recognized for their company's creative vision, leadership philosophies, innovative strategizing and undeniable work ethic.
For additional information on CyberNEXS, please visit http://www.saic.com/cybernexs/.
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2012, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.