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Special Notice - PIV Test Toolkit Suite Enhancement Services

August 18, 2014

Notice Type: Special Notice

Posted Date: 15-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Acquisition Management Division; 100 Bureau Drive, Building 301Room B130 Gaithersburg MD 20899-1410

Subject: PIV Test Toolkit Suite Enhancement Services

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

Solicitation Number: SB1341-14-RQ-0638

Contact: Richard Kim, Phone 3019756219, Email

Description: Department of Commerce

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Acquisition Management Division

FEDBIZOPPS.GOV ANNOUNCEMENT: SPECIAL NOTICE CLASSIFICATION CODE: D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services

SUBJECT: PIV Test Toolkit Suite Enhancement Services


contact POINTS: RICHARD KIM, Contract Specialist (301) 975-6219; TODD HILL, Contracting Officer (301) 975-8802

DESCRIPTION: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis, under authority of FAR 13.106-1(b) (1), with T-Vec Technologies for the acquisition of PIV Test Toolkit Suite Enhancement Services, to be used by the Information Technology Laboratory, at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD.

***** Sole source determination is based on the following: T-VEC has established their credential in developing two reliable, industrial strength conformance testing toolkits - "PIV Card Interface and Middleware Conformance Testing Toolkit" and "PIV Data Model Conformance Testing Toolkit" - which are currently being used by NIST NPIVP & GSA's FICAM Testing programs to certify products for conformance to FIPS 201-1/SP 800-73-3 specifications to meet the goals of presidential directive HSPD-12. This procurement request is for modifications/enhancements to the existing toolkits to test additional features introduced by SP 800-73-4 specifications (an enhancement to existing SP 800-73-3 specifications) for which T-VEC had developed a package of more than 165 robust tests that have been used by accredited labs to certify 36 PIV Card Application products and 16 PIV Middleware products so far.

*****The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541511.

****** A determination by the Government whether to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

*****No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent is not a request for quotations. However, responses received by February 29, 2014, 10:00 a.m., EST will be considered by the Government.


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