Military Embedded Systems

Cyber training prototype to be developed by ManTech


July 26, 2019

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

HERNDON, Va. ManTech announced that it has been selected as one of three companies to continue collaborative development of a prototype for the Department of Defense?s (DoD) Persistent Cyber Training Environment (PCTE) platform.

This phase of the program will be conducted through an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL).

Under the OTA, ManTech has partnered with three cyber innovators: APTIMA, Inc. for training assessment expertise, SCYTHE, Inc. for cyberattack ingenuity, and Ultimate Knowledge Institute for dashboard creativity. The partnership will collaborate with the government integration team and the other two selectees to support the definition, development, testing, and integration of best-in-class capabilities into the prototype PCTE platform.

Over the tenure of this program, prototype work involves multiple “Cyber Innovation Challenges” conducted at the Army’s PCTE DevOps Center in Orlando, Fla. In Cyber Innovation Challenge 3, ManTech and its partners will collaborate with the Product Manager, Cyber Resilience & Training, to develop cyber training event control capabilities for the PCTE platform.


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