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GSA awards Internet security contract to Verizon
Tuesday - 6/16/2009, 5:39pm EDT
The General Services Administration awarded an additional Internet security contract modification today to Verizon Business Services.
Verizon got the award as a contract modification on GSA's Networx Universal telecommunications contract.
This is the third and final award under this acquisition.
In a press release on Tuesday, GSA said the service will include an Einstein Enclave (a computer network intrusion detection system) and the following components:
- Security operations center for agency protection
- Transport from the agencywide area network to the trusted Internet connections portal
- Redundant Internet access service
- Supply chain risk management requirements
- Optional features to allow for agency unique requirements
The press release also says that the Internet security program under Networx allows agencies to comply with OMB's TIC initiative.
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