DHS seeks off-the-shelf analytic tools

The Homeland Security Department wants a contractor to supply integrated off-the-shelf products that will gather IP routing data for technical studies and analyses.

The purpose of the solicitation is to obtain analytic tools and expertise to improve the government's understanding of Internet assets and their influence on the survivability of national security, emergency preparedness and federal agency communications.

The contractor should provide a software-based analytic tool and corresponding data that can identify network anomalies and determine how they affect users, characterize the relationships between Internet service providers and other infrastructure providers, and integrate internal and external routing, inventory and activity data.

The software should be able to collect global Internet routing data, collect and visualize data for investigation of malicious activities, visualize global and local networks with Google Earth-like functionality, and interoperate with existing systems and data sources.

Responses are due by March 19.

About the Author

William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.