By Ben Bain
July 16, 2009
The Homeland Security Department wants information from companies on
technical solutions that could be used to protect the ".gov" cyber
domain used by federal civilian agencies, according to recently
DHS is interested in products that could be used for its integrated
cybersecurity program that includes software and hardware, the
department said in a request for information (RFI) published July 15 on
the Federal Business Opportunities Web site. The full RFI is classified
and vendors interested in the opportunity need to contact the department
by July 22.
DHS is responsible for defending, protecting, and reducing
vulnerabilities to the government.s civilian networks. According the
RFI, DHS. integrated cybersecurity program includes efforts to:
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