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  • Northrop Grumman Picks Up $2.8 Billion IT Deal from SSA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Picks Up $2.8 Billion IT Deal from SSA

    Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will lead the way on a $2.8 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to improve Social Security Administration (SSA) business and technology practices. “Northrop Grumman's established expertise as a leading integrator of advanced technology applications and customized hardware and software solutions will help modernize and keep secure the technical environment of […] More

  • USIS to Perform Thousands of Background Investigations, Fingerprinting for SSA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USIS to Perform Thousands of Background Investigations, Fingerprinting for SSA

    USIS has been selected by the U.S. Social Security Administration to conduct thousands of pre-background investigations. SSA, a new client for USIS“™ investigations services division, anticipates the need for up to 22,000 background investigations for contract employees each year of the five-year contract. Damon Hudson, USIS vice president of investigative services, commented on the deal, […] More

  • Study Finds Social Security Numbers to be Compromised - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Study Finds Social Security Numbers to be Compromised

    Researchers from Carnegie Melon University have found that Social Security numbers can be guessed based on easy to access information, such as individual’s birthday and the town in which they were born. Social Security  uses the same formula for all of the numbers, the first three numbers are based on the zip code on the application, […] More

  • SSA Plans to Expand Electronic Disability Claims System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SSA Plans to Expand Electronic Disability Claims System

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced plans to create an electronic disability claims system through the National Health Information Network (NHIN). Since February, the SSA has worked with MedVirginia to automate the disability claims program which has sped up the decision time, as well as saving money and labor. “We would like to expand […] More

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