VA wants info on vets offering cybersecurity services

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Photo Credit: A1C Westin Warburton/Air Force

The Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the availability of verified service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and veteran-owned small businesses that are capable of providing enterprise network defense support services to the VA-Network Security Operations Center (which may soon be renamed to the Cyber Security Operations Center).

In a request for information posted to FedBizOpps on March 22, the VA Technology Acquisition Center seeks interested parties that could perform key functions to support overall VA information security and privacy postures; align VA security and privacy policies with federal guidelines and best practices; enable VA business processes through security integration; and promote a secure environment for employees and contractors.

Services expected would include project management, reporting and data calls, threat intelligence, security analysis, deep dive analysis, forensic analysis, security configuration services and research and development. 

Responses are due to George Govich at George.govich@va.gov no later than 12 p.m. EST on Friday, March 31.

The entire RFI (and the required summaries and performance of work statement for interested contractors) can be found on FBO.gov.