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Sources Sought Notice - VirusTotal Malaware Intelligence Service (VTMIS)

August 12, 2014



Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 11-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Health and Human Services; National Institutes of Health; Office of Administration; 6011 Executive Blvd5th Floor Rockville MD 20852-3804

Subject: VirusTotal Malaware Intelligence Service (VTMIS)

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Solicitation Number: NIH-OLAO-OD3-SBSS-14-273

Contact: Anne Mineweaser, Contract Specialist, Phone 301-827-7683, Fax 301-402-0493, Email mineweasera@mail.nih.gov

Setaside: N/AN/A

Place of Performance (address): The National Institutes of HealthBethesda, MD

Place of Performance (zipcode): 20892

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

Office of Administration

THIS IS A PUBLIC NOTICE.THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION OR REQUEST FOR QUOTE. THIS PUBLIC NOTICE DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE GOVERNMENT TO ANY CONTRACT AWARD. THIS NOTICE IS INTENDED AS A FORECAST TO INFORM THE PUBLIC OF VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS THAT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH ANTICIPATES AWARDING IN FISCAL YEAR 2014. THIS NOTICE IS INTENDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND SHALL NOT COMMIT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH) TO ISSUE A SOLICITATION FOR THESE REQUIREMENTS. The solicitation number for this acquisition is NIH-OLAO-OD3-SBSS-14-273. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding (1) the availability and capability of qualified small business sources; (2) whether they are small businesses; HUBZone small business; service disabled, veteran-owned small businesses; 8(a) small businesses; veteran-owned small businesses; woman-owned small businesses; or small disadvantaged businesses; and (3) their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. The Office of Research Services (ORS) an immediate need for VirusTotal Malware Intelligence Service (VTMIS) from Rotarua Limited dba VirusTotal. VirusTotal has a unique malware data set and proprietary API to access their commercial intelligence that is not available through any other source. Other government agencies that NIH collaborates with have integrated VTMIS into their workflow, and NIH will benefit by being able to search and share on the same data set used by other agencies. We are only able to leverage VTMIS workflow, code and examples shared by other agencies if we have access to VTMIS. These data aides in locating additional intrusion activity/actors that are known to target NIH; targeting by adversaries that degrades NIH mission & National Security. If your organization is a small business and has the potential capacity to perform these contract services, please provide the following information: (1) Organization name, address, email address, web site address, and telephone number (2) size and type of ownership for the organization [i.e., small business, small disadvantage business, 8 (a) firm, etc]. Business experiences, sizes, types, and socioeconomic designations shall be included with the capability statements. Capability statements must be received by August 14, 2012, 12:00p.m EST. Electronic submissions only; anne.mineweaser@nih.gov.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/OoA/NIH-OLAO-OD3-SBSS-14-273/listing.html


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