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FCW: DHS Calls Off $675M Competition for Cyber Services Contract

FCW: DHS Calls Off $675M Competition for Cyber Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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cybersecurityThe Department of Homeland Security has informed vendors that it has cancelled the agency’s $675 million Cyber Centric Mission Support Services acquisition program, FCW reported Tuesday.

Mark Rockwell writes the contract would have covered administrative and technical support to DHS’ Office of Cybersecurity and Communications as well as its National Protection and Programs Directorate.

A DHS contracting officer told bidders in an email obtained by FCW that the agency called off the competition “due to changes in CS&C’s requirements, a significant reduction in the projected utilization of the vehicle and the availability of other vehicles that will better meet CS&C’s requirements.”

The solicitation was launched in December 2013 and the agency disclosed on FedBizOpps that approximately 159 vendors were interested in the program.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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