Panum Awarded a Contract to provide USDA OCIO DISC with Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework Assessment Support Services

Bethesda, MD – Date: April 26, 2022 – Panum announced it has been awarded a contract to provide USDA Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Digital Infrastructure Services Center (DISC) with cybersecurity risk management framework (RMF) assessment support services.

Panum will assist DISC to perform assessment work following the RMF process for both new and existing systems to USDA standards. Panum’s partner will perform certified Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) assessment work on Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Impact Level 4 (IL4) systems.

Panum’s proven Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) will evaluate assessments based on the type of system and its place in the authorization lifecycle and perform a Continuous Assessment and Authorization (A&A), an All Motive assessment for new systems, and A-123 Assessment for financial systems.

Panum’s Cybersecurity Practice Manager, Chan Lee, said, “Panum’s comprehensive cybersecurity capabilities in building and managing effective cybersecurity programs makes Panum well suited to help secure federal agencies from cyber-attacks. Our expertise will help the client’s mission of improving their IT Infrastructure security and ensuring compliance with applicable standards and best practices.”

Panum’s Chief Growth Officer, Mr. Syed Jaffery, said, “this award, a recompete contract, is a testament to client confidence in Panum’s performance in managing cybersecurity risk to help them stay ahead of emerging threats, safeguarding their networks, systems, and applications.

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