“NASA is looking for a contractor who can provide cybersecurity and privacy support for all of its centers and facilities, according to a recent request for proposals (RFP) on SAM.gov.
The new contract seeks to provide Cybersecurity and Privacy Enterprise Solutions and Services (CyPrESS) to the agency’s Office of Chief Information Technology (OCIO).
This anticipated contract comes after a May GAO report highlighted that NASA is exposed to a ‘higher-than-necessary risk from cyber threats.’ Additionally, the report found the agency conducts its assessment and authorization (A&A) of IT systems ‘inconsistently and ineffectively, with the quality and cost of the assessments varying widely’ across the agency…”
“CyPrESS will consist of a single-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for a period of eight years and 10 months, including a 60-day phase-in…” Read the full article here.
Source: NASA Seeks Contractor for Cyber and Privacy Support – By Grace Dille, July 13, 2021. MeriTalk.