Canada Requests Info on Software Platforms for Cyber Defense Project

Canada’s public works and government services authority has issued a request for information on software systems to support a cyber defense project of the Canadian  department of national defense and armed forces.

The Defensive Cyber Operations-Decision Support Project seeks to consult industry members on the availability of commercial cyber products that can aid the effort, according to a tender notice published Friday.

Public Works and Government Services Canada will gather and use industry feedback to facilitate development of requirements, internal planning and approval processes for a potential contract solicitation.

The country’s department of national defense and armed forces are interested to procure a system that works to analyze information technology infrastructure in real time as well as detect and identify malicious activities.

Interested parties can submit input through Jan. 26, 2017.

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