Serco Receives James S. Cogswell Award for Outstanding Industrial Security
RESTON, Va., July 12, 2013
RESTON, Va., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of
professional, technology, and management services to the Federal government,
announced today that the Company has received the prestigious 2013 James S.
Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Achievement Award from the Department of
Defense, Defense Security Service (DSS). Serco was selected as one of 24
recipients, from more than 13,500 defense contractors.
The James S. Cogswell Award was established in 1966 and is the most
prestigious recognition by the Federal government for a cleared defense
contractor that demonstrates industrial security excellence. The Cogswell
Award recognizes industrial security excellence, taking into account factors
that include establishing and maintaining a security program that far exceeds
the basic National Industrial Security Program requirements; and providing
leadership to other cleared facilities in establishing best practices while
maintaining the highest standards for security.
To be considered for this award, Serco was required to have a minimum of two
consecutive superior industrial security review ratings, which shows a
sustained degree of excellence and innovation in their overall security
program management, implementation and oversight.
"We are honored to receive the Cogswell Award in recognition of our dedication
and focus on security excellence. Our team here at Serco recognizes that
national security impacts the safety of our warfighters and our Nation," said
Ed Casey, Serco's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to
protecting national security, while providing best-in-class services to our
Winners were announced at the 2013 Annual Conference of National
Classification Management Society (NCMS), the society of industrial security
professionals, in Chicago on June 26.
About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc., headquartered in Reston, VA, is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $7.5 billion international business that
helps transform government and public services around the world. We improve
essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more
effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate
systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Our people offer
operational, management and consulting expertise in the transportation,
business process outsourcing, defense, education, environmental services,
facilities management, health, home affairs, information and communications
technology, knowledge services, local government, science, and commercial
sectors. Serco Inc. has approximately 8,500 employees across the United States
and five Canadian provinces. More information on Serco Inc. can be found at
SOURCE Serco Inc.
Contact: Alan Hill, Serco Inc., 703-939-6500, firstname.lastname@example.org
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