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Apptis, formerly known as PlanetGov, is an information technology provider that serves a variety of government and commercial customers. Its core services include network operations, software engineering and development, technology deployments, consulting, and strategic planning.
Federal Contract $: $ 116.5m
Total Number of Instances: 1
Total Misconduct dollar amount: $ 1.3m
Instances of Misconduct
According to the Department of Defense Inspector General's 2009 semiannual report to congress, in Feburary 2009, Apptis repaid $1.3 million of a $5.4 million DoD information technology contract after Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) investigators concluded that Apptis and a subcontractor "failed to perform and deliver proper network security and information assurance services to the government" as required by the contract. The DCIS began its investigation in August 2007 after the database being maintained by Apptis and/or the subcontractor was breached by a hacker believed to be from China.... more»