FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) ¿ SRA International Inc. said Tuesday that it received a task order from the Transportation Security Administration for up to $53 million to monitor and assess Internet security threats.

Technology and consulting company SRA said it will provide primary and emergency security operations center (SOC) services for up to five years. It will also evaluate which information technology solutions the TSA should deploy.

SRA's team includes three partners, InScope Solutions, SE Solutions and Verizon Business.

SRA is already supporting the State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security on their Security Assurance Services and Innovation (SASI) contract.

Shares of SRA International fell 7 cents to close at $20.55.
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