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Internet Security Services

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000567152

Bid Title: Internet Security Services

Agency Bid No. Title: Internet Security Services

Received Date: 05/11/2016

Close Date: 07/06/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/27/2016, Small Business Set-Aside


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Northern Illinois University embraces the vision to be a premier student-centered research-focused public university, contributing to the advancement of knowledge for the benefit of the people of the region, the state, the nation, and the world. NIU delivers a safe, reliable and affordable atmosphere to promote excellence and engagement in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creativity, artistry, and outreach and service which is enabled by NIUs data network and information technology resources. The purpose of this RFP is to identify technical solutions available to meet our business needs for protecting research, educational, intellectual, sensitive, and private data and systems from unauthorized access. We seek a comprehensive solution to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of NIU data and systems.This document includes a profile of the current environment, from a business perspective as well as a technical point of view and includes detailed information. High-level business requirements have been defined, indicating the immediate focus for this initiative as well as the long-term strategy.As part of Northern Illinois University security best practices, it has been deemed vital for the University to implement, maintain and monitor appropriate security measures. This is to provide protection for our internet-facing applications and client services, as well as preventing any internal damage to our network from the outside. This should encompass a 24x7 service from a domestic Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) who is a market leader (such as Gartner, SC Magazine, Forrester, etc.) and has multiple Security Operations Centers (SOC) that support, monitor, and mitigate the Northern Illinois University security infrastructure and critical devices. Additionally, NIU and/or Vendor must be able to declare an incident and the Vendor must provide incident response support to enable NIU to be able to conduct its business. These services will enhance our security posture and reduce our risk of a security breach.Northern Illinois University invites proposals for a Managed Security Services Provider to deliver services consisting of but not limited to:Monitoring and identification of network traffic for security incidentsResponding to alerts (prioritization, analyzing, investigation, etc.)Correlation Rule DevelopmentAnalysis and ReportingCustomer Visibility (ex. Dashboard)Mitigation of incidents (ex. blocking, tackling)Remediation RecommendationsIncident & After Action Reports

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Product Code: 92037

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Northern Illinois University

State: Illinois

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Cindy A. Blanchard 180 West Stadium Drive, DeKalb, Illinois, 60115

Phone: 815-753-1674

Fax: 815-753-6800




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