Allentown, PA: Netizen Corporation, an ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 9001:2015 certified Veteran Owned provider of cybersecurity and related solutions, is part of a team led by VetsEZ Inc. that has been awarded the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Care Product Line (CCPL) support task valued at $75,000,000 over three years. The scope of the contract includes Software Development Security Operations (DevSecOps) support and Essential Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) engineering solutions to aid the VA in restructuring and combining it’s various CCPL technical support programs. This will ultimately enhance the security and efficiency of relevant VA software and systems to best serve the nation’s veteran population in community care settings.
Netizen provides solutions under this contract, which began March 1st, including software security operations support for one of the VA’s most in-demand, complex, and critical nationwide programs. As such, they anticipate hiring for multiple new positions in coming weeks. Previously, Netizen also served as an expert technical and cybersecurity advisor for the Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Veteran Health Program (VHP), which was one of the first efforts of its kind anywhere in the nation to pilot the secure sharing of veteran treatment data with private sector care providers through the VA’s Community Care Network, known previously as the “Veterans Choice Program.”
“This is the type of effort that we, as a veteran-owned company, hold near and dear to our hearts. The solutions we provide here will directly aid in the provisioning of more accessible, efficient, and secure care and benefits for our nation’s veterans,” said Michael Hawkins, Netizen’s CEO and a U.S. Army veteran. He added that this effort will also strengthen the company’s capabilities in DevSecOps, which is a practice designed to improve the security, quality, and reliability of mission-critical software systems.
About Netizen Corporation:
America’s fastest-growing cybersecurity firm, 2nd fastest-growing Veteran-owned company, and 47th fastest-growing private company overall according to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s most successful businesses, Netizen provides specialized cybersecurity solutions for government, defense, and commercial markets. They also develop innovative products such as the award-winning Overwatch Governance Suite.

The company, a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB), is based in Allentown, PA with additional locations in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida. In addition to having been one of the fastest-growing businesses in the US, Netizen has also been named a national “Best Workplaces” by Inc. Magazine and has received the US Department of Labor HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion award for veteran hiring, retention, and community involvement three years in a row. Learn more at

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Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)

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