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News Release


March 28, 2017


Washington, DC – Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) announced today their partnership with CyLab, one of the largest university-based cybersecurity research and education centers in the U.S. This partnership will not only further, but strengthen AST’s ongoing investment in research and development which is critical to their customers and to the nation.

“This partnership is very exciting for AST.  CyLab is unique in its comprehensive approach to cyber security,” said Arria Hines, President of AST. “With this agreement, this multi-disciplinary and university-wide program will deliver a multitude of benefits to AST that will allow us to further support our customers, and fulfill our mission.”

Carnegie Mellon CyLab is a bold and visionary effort, which establishes public-private partnerships to develop new technologies for measurable, secure, available, trustworthy, and sustainable computing and communications systems. CyLab is a world leader in both technological research and the education of professionals in information assurance, security technology, business and policy, as well as security awareness among cybercitizens of all ages.

Building on more than two decades of Carnegie Mellon leadership in Information Technology (IT), CyLab is a university-wide initiative that involves more than 50 faculty and 100 graduate students from more than six different departments and schools. For additional information, please visit,

About AST

Allegheny Science & Technology Corporation is one of America’s fastest-growing private, government services providers according to the Inc 500 and Washington Technology 2015 & 2016 Fast 50; and an award winning, 8(a) SBA certified, small economically disadvantaged, women-owned management and technology solutions company offering a broad range of services to customers including systems engineering; portfolio and program management; applied science and technology; data analytics and engineering; and knowledge and performance management. AST has corporate operations in Tysons, VA and Bridgeport, WV; and offices in Washington, DC, Germantown, MD, Northern Virginia, Idaho Falls, ID, and Albuquerque, NM.

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