Coast Guard posts C4ITSC Tempest sources sought
On December 5, the United States Coast Guard posted a sources sought notice for C4ITSC Tempest Services (Solicitation Number: 70Z07918ITEMPEST). Responses are due by 2:00 p.m. Eastern on December 20.
THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS. THIS IS *NOT* A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS, OR INVITATION TO BID NOTICE, but is provided as information to the marketplace and is an invitation for an expression of interest and demonstration of capability to perform the anticipated work as a Prime Contractor/Service Provider only; this work will not be sub-contracted out to a large or small business concern. The Government will not pay for the provision of any information nor will it compensate any respondents for the development of such information. While a future Request for Proposal is anticipated, it is not guaranteed. The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is seeking small and large business sources that are capable of providing all necessary services as the Prime Contractor/Service Provider only to provide the Command, Control and Communications Center (CT-R-CSS), formerly the Command, Control, Communication and Computers Information Technology (C4IT) Information Assurance Division (IAD), Secure Communications Branch (SCB) with C3CEN the necessary service support to assist the United States Coast Guard (USCG) C4IT in the area of Coast Guard TEMPEST Field Technical Authority (FTA) duties. The contractor shall provide FTA support, technical, administrative; assist with help desk support in the area of TEMPEST: conduct Visual TEMPEST Inspections (VTI): review and edit VTI reports from field FTAs and edit for CTTA signature; and evaluate C4IT systems for TEMPEST vulnerabilities and recommending countermeasures. Tasks shall be performed to address the protection of all CLASSIFIED USCG networks, systems and information they contain, which shall include the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET), and the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS). Due to space constraints, only one (1) FTE can be accommodated at the C3CEN detachment Alameda, CA location. If it is determined that additional personnel are required to execute this task order, the remaining personnel shall work in an off-site location as proposed or otherwise agreed upon by the contractor and COR.
In addition to the requirements described above, capable and interested large and small businesses must be able to provide all necessary services to provide the Command, Control, Computers, Communications Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Information Assurance (IA) Divisions Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) with the necessary service support in the areas of TEMPEST Certification on Recapitalization Program assets for CG-9335 supported efforts.
The contractor shall provide technical, administrative, and security management services for the area of certification by conducting TEMPEST testing, visual assessments, and performing documentation support services, and related training and Subject Matter Expert support for CG-9335 and CG-933 programs of record including systems on the NSC, OPC, FRC, MRS, and LRS. Tasks shall be performed to address the protection of all Classified USCG networks, systems and information they contain, including secure voice/data, and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET).
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