USCIS Eyes Small Business for $181 Million ‘Zero Trust’ Contract

Sept. 24, 2021, 10:31 AM

A new $181 million cybersecurity contract from a division of the Department of Homeland Security will focus on the implementation of zero trust technologies.

The three-year surge in cybersecurity spending out of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is part of the agency’s response to the threat posed by adversarial nation-states, according to the request for information.

The new contract, referred to as Cyber Security Support Services (CSSS), aligns with the Biden administration’s May executive order on cybersecurity. The proposed zero trust strategy aims to detect and remove malicious actors while restricting access to sensitive information, a pivot from ...

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