Chantilly, VA. (August 31, 2021) – System High Corporation announced today it has entered a joint venture with Cintel, Inc. to create Two Knights Defense (2KD). Two Knights Defense provides advanced cybersecurity services that help deter, deny, and defeat threats across all domains. Together, System High and Cintel’s innovative methodologies will aid customers in accelerating compliance, improving efficiencies, and establishing consistency across their networks.

“Two Knights Defense was created to carry on our critical support to the Missile Defense Agency’s Cybersecurity Management and Computer Network Defense (CSM-CND) work that is being combined with their IT Management and Analysis contract as a TEAMS-Next small business set aside,” said System High President and Chief Executive Officer Rob Howe. “We are passionate about serving this vital mission and this joint venture allows us to continue building on the momentum and combined achievements we have created with MDA cyber leaders.”

“Our team is excited about the future of Two Knights Defense,” Cintel President Will Irby said. “The opportunity to leverage the combined capabilities of Cintel and System High will provide significant value to our existing and future customers. Securing our nation’s critical missions is at the heart of what we do as a team, and Two Knights Defense is a force multiplier.”

Two Knights Defense is an OCI free small business joint venture combining System High’s advanced capabilities in Proactive Protection (P2) services and solutions that continuously strengthen and sustain the secrecy, surprise, and superiority of our nation’s most sensitive activities, with Cintel’s nimble, unique, value-focused solutions in cybersecurity, software engineering, modeling and simulation, data science and analytics, and machine learning. Combined, Two Knights Defense provides advanced capabilities including cybersecurity management (CSM), computer network defense (CND), information technology management and analysis (ITMA), digital security solutions, accelerating compliance, improving efficiencies, establishing consistency across networks, and senior technical leadership and expertise. For more information on Two Knights Defense, visit

About System High Corporation
System High Corporation provides high-end solutions for some of the nation’s most sensitive activities and has become a leading provider and integrator of global protection and security engineering services. System High’s reputation of succeeding where others have failed is a direct result of bringing together and delivering the most innovative, critical thinking professionals to solve the most complex security challenges across both government and commercial sectors. For more information, visit

About Cintel, Inc.
Founded in 2013, Cintel, Inc. is a small business providing clients nimble, unique, value-focused solutions in Modeling & Simulation, Data Science & Analytics, Machine Learning, Software Development, Energy, and Cybersecurity, providing solutions for the Department of Defense, Government Civilian Agencies and Commercial Clients in Aviation and Missiles, Ground Vehicles and Systems, and Infrastructure Solutions. Our core mission is to deliver innovative solutions through connected teams. We value the innovative solutions our people bring and foster an entrepreneurial spirit with every employee; our people have great ideas and deliver creative solutions for our clients. Visit our website to learn more about our company and capabilities:

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