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ECS Unveils Cutting-Edge Security Operations Center (SOC)


New facility and resources to fuel solution innovation for commercial
and public sector customers

a recognized leader in cybersecurity,
managed services
, agile
, digital
, and advanced engineering,
is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Cybersecurity Innovation
and Technology Operations Center (CITOC). Located in northern Virginia,
it serves as the primary facility for the company's security operations
center (SOC), cyber range, and labs.

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ECS held a ribbon cutting earlier this week to celebrate the grand opening of its Cybersecurity Inno ...

ECS held a ribbon cutting earlier this week to celebrate the grand opening of its Cybersecurity Innovation and Technology Operations Center (CITOC). (Photo: Business Wire)

delivers tailored cybersecurity services including monitoring,
detection, and incident response using state-of-the-art technologies
from select partners such as McAfee, Elastic, ThreatQuotient, and
Swimlane for network, endpoint, and cloud security. Led by Andy Woods,
executive director for cyber managed services, ECS' SOC serves U.S.
public sector and Fortune 500 customers spanning banking, hospitality,
retail, and manufacturing verticals on a 24/7/365 basis.

The ECS cyber range and labs have been established to support the rapid
test and evaluation of new and novel technologies, architectures, and
platforms that are intended to solve specific customer challenges and
use cases. The cyber range is immersive and provides the capability for
replicating customer environments and applications, hosting training
events, and performing cyber exercises. Developed and managed by Michael
Zakrzewski, director of cyber technologies, these environments provide
engineers with on-demand access to cloud
such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google
Cloud Platform (GCP), and IBM Cloud, for conducting research and vetting

Given the vast number of emerging products and the pace of innovation in
the marketspace, ECS labs' robust sandbox capabilities enable accurate
and independent assessment of vendor capabilities. It has already
created value for customers in trade studies, analysis of alternatives,
and delivering performance testing results.

"A major part of the culture at ECS is an expectation to continuously
look beyond the horizon and understand what's next in technologies and
solutions that will benefit our customer and make us that much more
competitive," said George Wilson, president of ECS. "We made the
investment in the CITOC so that our developers and engineers had
physical and virtual workspaces to share solutions, foster communities
of interest, and facilitate research, development, testing, and
operations of cutting-edge tools in cyber, digital, and cloud."

About ECS

ECS, a segment of ASGN, delivers advanced solutions and services in
cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning
(ML), application and IT modernization, and science and engineering. The
company solves critical, complex challenges for customers across the
U.S. public sector, defense, intelligence, and commercial industries.
ECS maintains partnerships with leading cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML
providers and holds specialized certifications in their technologies.
Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, ECS has more than 2,700 employees
throughout the U.S. and was recognized as a Top Workplace by The
Washington Post
for five consecutive years. For more information,

About ASGN

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) is a leading provider of IT and
professional services in the technology, creative, digital, engineering
and life sciences fields across commercial and government sectors.
Operating through its Apex, Oxford and ECS segments, ASGN helps leading
corporate enterprises and government organizations develop, implement
and operate critical IT and business solutions through its integrated
offering of professional staffing and IT solutions.

Our mission as an organization is to be the most trusted partner for
companies seeking highly skilled human capital and integrated solutions
to fulfill their strategic and operational needs. ASGN was founded in
1985 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California. For more
information, visit us at

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