DHS, GSA add firms to cyber purchase agreement

Tuesday - 8/30/2011, 9:13am EDT

The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration have named 14 companies to a blanket purchase agreement to help agencies implement a Risk Management Framework for cybersecurity.

Washington Technology reports the purchase agreements — each with a ceiling of $58 million — will be used by agencies to put together their Risk Management Framework, which was outlined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Services include security categorization, security control section and implementation, security control assessment, information system authorization, and security control monitoring. The companies will compete for task orders.

The companies are:

  • Apptis Inc.
  • Booz Allen Hamiliton Inc.
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • DSD Laboratories Inc.
  • Dynamics Research Corp.
  • G&B Solutions Inc.
  • Global Network Systems
  • Knowledge Consulting Group Inc.
  • SecureInfo Corp.
  • Securicon LLC
  • Tantus Technologies Inc.
  • Telos Corp.
  • Tetrad Digital Integrity
  • Veris Group LLC.

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