The General Service Administration is introducing an additional step to evaluate cybersecurity vendors: an oral exam.
The agency last week posted a draft solicitation for Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services, four new IT Schedule 70 Special Item Numbers designed to offer agencies quick access for cyberattack prevention and remediation. The SINs include penetration testing, incident response, cyber hunt and risk and vulnerability assessment services, and the agency is on the hunt for “high-quality cybersecurity vendors.”
That’s where the oral technical evaluation comes in.
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