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GSA Wants Info on Crowdsourced Security & Penetration Testing Sources

The General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has kicked off a search for potential industry sources of crowd-sourced security and penetration testing services. TTS needs assistance in testing a shared authentication platform dubbed Login.gov that is designed to give each citizen a single digital identity that can be used to access online services from participating …

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Delta Risk to Provide Cybersecurity Services via GSA IT Schedule 70

Delta Risk has secured a potential 20-year contract from the General Services Administration to offer a range of cybersecurity services to federal government agencies via GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 procurement vehicle. The company said Tuesday it will provide services under six special item numbers, including the four “highly adaptive” cybersecurity services SINs. …

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Leidos to Offer Healthcare IT, Cyber Services via GSA Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has selected Leidos to provide healthcare information technology and cybersecurity services to customer agencies via the company’s position on the IT Schedule 70 governmentwide contract vehicle. Leidos said Wednesday the multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract will run through Dec. 12, 2032, and has no price ceiling limit. Gerry Fasano, chief of business development and strategy …

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General Dynamics to Offer ‘Highly Adaptive’ Cyber Services Through GSA IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has selected General Dynamics‘ information technology business to offer a range of cybersecurity services under four special item numbers of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. General Dynamics said Thursday it is one of 20 companies that have been authorized to provide services to the government under all four “highly …

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GSA Adds GuidePoint Under Schedule 70 Cybersecurity Special Item Numbers

The General Services Administration has selected GuidePoint Security to offer cybersecurity services under four new special item numbers of GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 procurement vehicle. GuidePoint said Tuesday it submitted written documents and underwent oral technical interviews as part of the evaluation process to qualify for the “highly adaptive” cybersecurity service SINs. The Herndon, Virginia-based cybersecurity company will offer …

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IBM Forms Global Security Testing Team to Help Businesses Avoid Cyber Attacks

IBM has created a team of security professionals and ethical hackers to offer testing services intended to help enterprise clients identify system vulnerabilities and avoid breaches. The company said Tuesday IBM X-Force Red will operate under IBM’s security services unit and be led by Charles Henderson, IBM’s global head of security testing and threats. “Having a …

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ISACA Authorizes TCS for Cyber Certification Program Training; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems’ Art of Exploitation training group has been authorized by ISACA to provide skills-based training and performance-based exams in cloud environments under the nonprofit association’s Cybersecurity Nexus certification program. ISACA’s CSX program seeks to hone incident response skills among professionals during cyber attacks and corresponds with the National Institute of Standards …

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Lockheed’s Mahesh Kalva, Andrew Underhill: Health IT Groups Need to Craft Security Policies to Protect Private Cloud Data

Information technology staff at health organizations should craft risk management policies and adopt security measures to secure medical data in a private cloud platform, two chief technologists at Lockheed Martin wrote in a GCN article published Wednesday. Mahesh Kalva and Andrew Underhill said health care IT personnel must carry out certain measures  …

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