Foreign and Commonwealth Office

ITHC Requirement - Cloud/SIEM

Incomplete applications

7
Incomplete applications
5 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

6
Completed applications
5 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 28 January 2019
Deadline for asking questions Monday 4 February 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 11 February 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Summary of the work Undertake an ITHC on a planned cloud based (AWS) SIEM collector and forwarding service including some limited Windows based on-premise fixed servers.

The SIEM toolset used will be based on a SPLUNK SaaS service with the AWS instance acting as the aggregation point for a number of enterprise wide feeds.
Latest start date Friday 1 March 2019
Expected contract length 8 days
Location East of England
Organisation the work is for Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Budget range

About the work

About the work
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Why the work is being done To ensure a secure solution remains.
Problem to be solved ITHC with accompanying report required as per overview provided in work description.
Who the users are and what they need to do FCO wide.
Early market engagement
Any work that’s already been done
Existing team To work with on site IT Security Advisor team and suppliers.
Current phase Not applicable

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Milton Keynes, Hanslope Park, MK19 7BH
Working arrangements On site in Milton Keynes.
Security clearance SC minimum please
CHECK Registered

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • CHECK registered
  • Experience of testing cloud solutions
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience of testing SIEM toolset solutions
  • Previence experience of SPLUNK

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many suppliers to evaluate 3
Proposal criteria
  • Approach and methodology
  • How the approach or solution will meet the organisations needs.
Cultural fit criteria work with the FCO and other suppleirs on site
Payment approach Time and materials
Assessment methods Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

75%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. There's no budget range specified, could you please indicate what this would be, even if it is a rough estimation? This task has been estimated at 8 days of effort. Please specify a day rate that meets the requirements.