Washington, DC – September 5, 2018 – Obsidian Global, LLC (Obsidian), a leading provider of Cybersecurity, DevOps, and IT Services to the federal government, announced today that the company was awarded a prime contract against their GSA IT Schedule 70 under their Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) SINS to conduct an evaluation for the Library of Congress’ (Library) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). This evaluation will assess the design and effectiveness of the Library’s Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) system and analysis operations. The Library uses SIEM technology to filter incident information into data that can be acted on for the purposes of incident response and forensic analysis. The Library primarily follows NIST guidance and controls. The objectives for Obsidian’s support are to (1) conduct an evaluation of the design and effectiveness of the Library’s SIEM system log management and analysis operations; (2) develop and execute a Project Management Plan (PMP) that includes the technical approach, organizational resources, and management controls; (3) verify that the Library’s current SIEM process has appropriate levels of internal controls and identify any gaps; (4) determine whether a SIEM strategy for tools, scope, personnel, and costs has been developed and followed; (5) identify deficiencies, redundancies, and opportunities for cost savings; (6) determine whether policies and procedures for SIEM deployment are well-developed and identify responsibilities, events of interest, and activities for the handling of detected events, logs, and reporting.
Obsidian is an award-winning, advanced Information & Technology professional services firm specializing in providing Cybersecurity, DevOps, and IT Services for the federal government. Obsidian has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 2 ratings for Development (DEV) and maintains an ISO 9001:2015 certification.