The Division of Dwelling Affairs has prolonged its skilled consulting companies and IT strategic advisory contract with cybersecurity agency Archtis for an extra 12 months.
Beneath the deal, valued at AU$250,00zero, Archtis will proceed to ship its consulting and IT strategic advisory companies in addition to different skilled companies to the Division of Dwelling Affairs.
Archtis CEO and government director Daniel Lai stated the extension validates the corporate’s experience within the IT and safety and demonstrates the power of its relationship with the federal authorities.
“Archtis stays dedicated to additional exploring all alternatives to additional our collaboration with vital strategic companions just like the Division of Dwelling Affairs within the public sector,” he stated.
“The settlement is recognition of Archtis’ distinctive skilled standing throughout the Australian Commonwealth authorities and underlines the very fact we now have a longstanding historical past of collaboration with authorities businesses.”
Archtis joins the federal authorities’s rising listing of cybersecurity suppliers, together with Australian cybersecurity agency Penten, which just lately obtained two contracts totalling AU$2.2 million from the federal authorities to enhance the Australian Military’s cyber capabilities.
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