FDIC awards security contract to BearingPoint

BearingPoint Inc., a management consulting and systems integration firm, won a contract worth up to $23 million to help the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. consolidate technology security self-assessment and monitoring activities.

Under the contract, BearingPoint will support FDIC's Security Program, and assist with an annual IT security self-assessment. The company will also assist with ongoing IT security monitoring activities.

The new tasks are in addition to other programs BearingPoint has been involved in since 2003, including certification and accreditation, security infrastructure review, system test and evaluation, and security control implementation.

The contract is worth $4.3 million for the first year, and $23 million total if four annual options are exercised.

Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Federal Computer Week.

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