GSA awards Internet security contract to Verizon

By Dorothy Ramienski
Internet Editor

The General Services Administration awarded an additional Internet security contract modification today to Verizon Business Services.

Verizon got the award as a contract modification on GSA’s Networx Universal telecommunications contract.

This is the third and final award under this acquisition.

In a press release on Tuesday, GSA said the service will include an Einstein Enclave (a computer network intrusion detection system) and the following components:

  • Security operations center for agency protection
  • Transport from the agencywide area network to the trusted Internet connections portal
  • Redundant Internet access service
  • Supply chain risk management requirements
  • Optional features to allow for agency unique requirements

The press release also says that the Internet security program under Networx allows agencies to comply with OMB’s TIC initiative.

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