The “2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report,” released this spring, states that the top three industries affected by cybermarauders are public, information and financial services. This is unchanged from the annual report’s results last year. The report adds that the estimated financial loss from 700 million compromised records totals $400 million.
Verizon Business Network Services Incorporated, Ashburn, Virginia, was awarded a $10,567,483 firm-fixed-price contract for the priority telecommunication service to support the Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications. This contract has a nine-month base period and nine one-year option periods. If all options are exercised, the total cumulative contract value is $81,027,515.
Verizon Business Network Services, Ashburn, Va., was awarded an $11,935,014 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort, option-filled contract for the procurement of managed network services. The cumulative total face value of this contract is $48,040,727. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., is the contracting activity.
Verizon Business Services, Ashburn, Virginia, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity sole-source contract for Defense Research and Engineering Network II telecommunication services for the High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office. The total value of this action is $40,787,599. Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
New Cingular Wireless Services Incorporated, doing business as AT&T Mobility, Hanover, Maryland; Sprint Communications Company Limited Partnership, doing business as Sprint, Reston, Virginia; and Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for domestic and international wireless services, as well as data plans and devices.
AT&T Mobility L.L.C., Hanover, Maryland; Sprint-Nextel, Reston, Virginia; T-Mobile USA Incorporated, Bellevue, Washington; and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded contract modifications to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order contracts supporting the Department of Navy (DoN) Wireless Services Program. This modification will increase the ceiling amount of the option period by $77,600,000 and will extend the option period by four months for each of the four contracts.
AT&T Mobility Limited Liability Corporation, Hanover, Maryland; Sprint-Nextel, Reston, Virginia; T-Mobile USA Incorporated, Bellevue, Washington; and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded a multiple award task order contract to provide wireless service and devices to the Navy. The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one six-month option period, for all four contracts combined is $96 million. These four contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract.
AT&T Wireless Services, Hanover, Maryland, Sprint-Nextel, Lone Tree, Colorado, and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded a contract extension to provide nationwide wireless cellular phone service to the Navy. For AT&T, the estimated amount of the extension for each company is $10 million. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
Verizon Business has received a $140 million task order to serve as an Internet protocol and data services provider for the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Verizon Business will provide network and data services at U.S. Defense Department installations around the world under a new contract awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency.
Verizon Business will provide a range of local voice and data services to federal agencies in five mid-Atlantic states under a new agreement, valued at as much as $121 million, with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
Verizon Business will upgrade the communications infrastructure of five U.S. Army sites. The estimated value of the projects is about $70.7 million, and the task orders are under the Installation, Information, Infrastructure Modernization (IMOD) contract on behalf of the Project Manager for Network Services Center (NSC), which is under the Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS).
Verizon Business will provide NASA with audio, video and Web conferencing services to help the agency collaborate more effectively. Under a new agreement valued at more than $108 million if all options are exercised, Verizon Business will be the primary conferencing services provider to NASA centers and facilities as well as select contractor locations.
Verizon Business and Nortel have reached a three-year agreement in which Nortel will evolve its traditional voice system to Verizon Internet Protocol (IP) Trunking VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service, which is based on session initiation protocol.
Verizon Business will provide a broad range of data and advanced voice services to the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization through two agreements worth up to $1.12 billion.
Verizon Business has received a 10-year, $21 million contract under the U.S. General Service Administration's Networx Universal contract to provide call center routing and support for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Verizon Business will provide toll-free services, hosted interactive voice response and secure database applications for Veterans Affairs call centers nationwide.