TSA issues RFP for risk-assessment software

The Transportation Security Administration has issued a request for proposals for commercial risk-assessment software that would enable it to gauge the vulnerability of different modes of transportation to a variety of threats. The one-year project includes four one-year options.

The TSA Office of Risk Management and Strategic Innovation wants to implement a structured, flexible assessment tool and methodology that would enable it to fully comprehend and manage risks specific to transportation systems and assets.

The agency is specifically seeking a commercial software tool to capture domain awareness information and assist in risk management decisions by assessing threats, vulnerabilities and consequences of potential terrorist attacks on any mode of transportation. The tool should be flexible enough to be applied to any mode of transportation.

TSA will perform the work to comply with a presidential directive requiring federal agencies to develop methods and technologies to protect critical infrastructures.

TSA issued the RFP April 18. Bids are due May 8.

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.