NEW YORK, Feb. 11 - First Genetic Trust, a security firm designed to protect genetic data, has tapped Hewlett-Packard to help bolster its IT infrastructure, the companies said on Monday.

Terms of the agreement call for HP and First Genetic Trust to build and deploy a "secure and scalable" platform for genetic banking that can manage and protect patient data, the companies said in a joint statement.

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