Raytheon has been selected as the cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court of the Kingdom of Jordan.
The company's Intelligence, Information and Services business will provide cyber protection solutions and counsel to help defend critical systems and infrastructure across the Kingdom, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
"The cyber threat is increasing globally," said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services.
Raytheon will provide the Royal Hashemite Court with cybersecurity services to protect its critical infrastructure systems, including conducting vulnerability assessments, cyber test range services, cyber governance and policy strategy. The Royal aviation fleet will undergo a vulnerability assessment to ensure all integrated systems are hardened and resilient to cyberattacks.
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