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Jacobs Named as Supplier of Cyber Security Services to UK Ministry of Defence

April 18, 2024

Digital and IT Professional Services framework supports nation's security initiatives  

DALLAS, April 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) was named as a prime supplier of cutting-edge cyber security solutions to the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Under the Digital and IT Professional Services (DIPS) Framework, Jacobs and its specialist suppliers were appointed to provide maintenance, design and support of secure system architecture, cryptographic systems and security, including testing and evaluation of technical and non-technical security features.      

The DIPS framework, procured with assistance from the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), has a potential value of $1.52 billion (£1.2 billion) and runs until November 2027, delivering a range of digital and IT specialist professional services to Defence Digital.

Under the DIPS framework Lot 3 – Cyber Security, Crypto, Sec Ops and Integrated Systems – Jacobs will provide deep technical delivery capabilities, strategic insight and thought leadership that will help the MOD deliver its most complicated digital and information technology programs.

"This award showcases our ability to provide cutting-edge solutions across various domains within the cyber security sector," said Jacobs Executive Vice President Steve Arnette. "It reflects our team's experience and commitment to supporting the critical needs of the MOD and provides another opportunity for Jacobs to further contribute to the nation's defense and security initiatives."

The award of a place on the framework has created opportunities for security architects, system penetration testers, security systems engineers, security assurance accreditors and ethical hackers. For more information, visit

CCS supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2022/23, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits equal to £3.8 billion – supporting world class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With approximately $16 billion in annual revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. Visit and connect with Jacobs on Facebook, InstagramLinkedIn and X.

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