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1 United States Census Bureau Decennial Response Integration System (DRIS) Vendor ConferenceJuly 15, 2004
2 United States Census Bureau WelcomeMike LonginiChief, Decennial Systems and Contracts Management Office (DSCMO)
3 AGENDA 8:00 - 9:00 Registration 9:00 -10:00 “Meet and Greet”/Refreshments10:00-10:30 Opening Remarks10:30-10:45 DRIS Acquisition Information10:45-11:00 Security11:00-11:15 IT Security11:15-11:50 Question and Answer Forum11:50-12:00 Conclusion
4 The list of attendees will be posted on the website. Folder ContentsInside your folder you will find:Agenda & handout notesMap to cafeteria and restroomsIndex cardsEvaluation formThe list of attendees will be posted on the website.
5 Digital Test Deck One set of the Digital Test Deck (DTD) forms is available per company for those who requested it in writing before July 8, 2004.If you have not yet picked up the DTD, please see one of the Census Bureau representatives to pick up your copy.
6 Questions or Comments?Use the note cards to submit questions anonymously, if you wish.There is a box in the rear of the Auditorium for these questions.Please hold other questions until the Q&A Forum.Use the standing microphones so everyone can hear you.
7 Questions after the Conference? After the conference you may submit questions by toThe Census Bureau will only accept questions until July 23, 2004.
8 What Happens to the Comments? The Census Bureau will post answers to written comments and questions on the website, by August 20, 2004.After further Government review, comments will be reflected in future DRIS documents as appropriate.
9 United States Census Bureau Opening RemarksArnold JacksonAssistant Director for Decennial Census
10 United States Census Bureau DRIS Acquisition InformationMike PalenskyChief, Acquisition Division and Contracting Officer
11 Scope of ContractThe goal of the DRIS contract is to obtain an innovative solution to providing respondent assistance and data capture for the 2010 Census.
12 Scope, Cont. The DRIS contractor will: 1) provide assistance to the public through the telephone and Internet2) receive, capture, standardize, and archive census data provided by respondents.
13 Scope, Cont.The DRIS Contractor will be required to design, build, test, deploy, implement, operate, maintain, secure, and then dispose of the systems, infrastructure, staffing, procedures, and facilities to meet these objectives.
14 Scope, Cont.The DRIS Contractor must therefore keep current on issues related to securing confidential data received via paper and the Internet, including best practices and emerging technologies, and to utilize this information to provide a secure, scalable, and flexible solution.
15 DRIS Acquisition Schedule Milestone Expected CompletionRelease of Draft RFP August Sections L & MRelease of Draft Section B October 2004RFP Release February 2005Contract Award October 2005
16 All phases of the DRIS lifecycle are included: System analysis and designDevelopmentIntegration and testingDeploying, implementing, and supporting a nationwide production program for the 2010 Census; andPost-2010 disposition and operations, if needed.
17 Three Phases in the Contract Phase I SubPhase A Contract Award through September 30, Detailed Design DocumentationSubPhase B October 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008Development and Dress Rehearsal ProductionPhase II August 1, 2008 through January 2011Deployment and 2010 Production OperationsPhase III July 2010 through Contract CloseoutDisposition and Archiving
18 Type of ContractThe Government intends to award a cost reimbursement contract with multiple incentives applied to various elements, such as Cost Plus Award Fee, Cost Plus Incentive Fee, Share in Savings and Firm Fixed Price Elements.Phase I will have a ceiling.
20 Pricing Offers will be required to base their costing proposal on a physical architecture design using existing technology, andthe use of modeling.Offerors will be required to incorporate security as part of their architecture design.
21 Pricing, Cont.The Government expects pricing detail down to a cost per form (paper and electronic) and cost of an average assistance call.
22 Pricing, Cont.For costing purposes, the Government will provide additional assumptions with the RFP. The assumptions will provide additional information on requirements that the Government plans to finalize during Phase I.
23 Pricing, Cont.Offerors will be asked to discuss how rapid technical obsolescence will impact the lifecycle costs of DRIS and how this can be minimized.
24 Basis for Award Best Value Past Performance and Similar Experience Key PersonnelProgram ManagementTechnical ApproachCostFactors are subject to change and are not listed in order of importance.
25 We would like to hear from you during the Q&A Session or via email. Your ideas?What do you think of this approach to pricing?What do you think of the proposed evaluation criteria?We would like to hear from you during the Q&A Session or via .
26 Department of Commerce Security RequirementsHarold Washington,Office of SecurityField Office Manager
27 Overview Office of Security Responsibilities United States Code (U.S.C.) Title 13Investigations and FormsForeign NationalsFacilities Security Requirements
28 Office of Security Responsibilities Anti-Terrorism BranchCounter-Espionage BranchEmergency Management and Client Services Branch
29 United States Code Title 13 Authorizes the Census Bureau to collect and maintain data on a broad range of subjectsProtects confidentiality of data collected during surveys and during the Decennial
30 United States Code Title 13, Cont. Strict penalties for unauthorized disclosure:Fine up to $250,000orJail Term up to 5 yearsBoth penalties
31 Investigations and Forms: Points of Contact Assigned CO/CORDepartment of CommerceOffice of SecurityCounter-Espionage BranchRoom 1616 FOB #3
32 Investigations and Forms: Pre-work/Pre-visit Requirements Favorable pre-employment verification MUST be received prior to working at or visiting any DRIS site.Investigative packages for all potential personnel at contract award must be submitted within 72 hours of contract award.
33 Investigations and Forms: Pre-work/Pre-visit Requirements All other potential personnel performing contract or support work, to include project supervisors and management officials who visit the sites, must submit investigative packages 2 weeks before they commence work under this contract.
34 Investigations and Forms: Pre-work/Pre-visit Requirements Investigative packages will be furnished by the Government at contract award and will be made available as needed during the life of this contract.
35 Investigations and Forms: Four Required Forms 1. Bureau of the Census Form BC-1759 – Application for Special Sworn Status;Parts A and D should be completed prior to taking the Oath of Nondisclosure (swearing in).Parts B and C shall be completed at the time the Oath of Nondisclosure is administered.
36 Investigations and Forms: Four Required Forms, Cont. 2. SF 85 – Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions (if access required is 365 days or more)ORSF 86C – Special Agreement Check (if access is less than 365 days)
37 Investigations and Forms: Four Required Forms, Cont. 3. OF 306 – Declaration for Federal Employment; and4. FD 258 – Fingerprint Charts (2).
38 Investigations and Forms: Points of Contact Assigned CO/CORDepartment of CommerceOffice of SecurityCounter-Espionage BranchRoom 1616 FOB #3
39 Foreign Nationals Two year residency restriction Restricted areas accessPosition restrictions- administrative- policy-forming- security
40 Facilities Security Requirements Approved by Department of Commerce/Office of SecurityMust Restrict AccessAppropriate CountermeasuresGuard ServiceCentral Monitoring
41 United States Census Bureau IT Security OverviewTim RulandChief, IT Security
42 IT Security Organization Develops and manages the IT Security Program for the Census Bureau.Provides support to Decennial Operations.Manages BOC CIRT.Reports directly to CIO.
43 Title III - PL 107-347 (E-Government Act of 2002) Provide a mechanism for improved oversight of Federal agency information security programs.Acknowledge that commercially developed IT security products offer advanced, dynamic, robust, & effective IT security solutions.Recognize that the selection of specific technical hardware and software solutions should be left to the individual agencies from among commercially developed products.
44 Specific Responsibilities Providing IT security protections commensurate with the risk and magnitude of harm resulting from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction ofInformation collected or maintained by or on behalf of the agency; andInformation systems used or operated by an agency or by a contractor of an agency or other organization on behalf of an agency.
45 Required Documentation Risk Assessment (NIST SP )Sensitive System Security Plan (NIST )Contingency Plan (NIST )Security Self-Assessment Guide for IT (NIST )
46 Other Considerations Encryption (NIST FIPS 140-2) Object Reuse C2 Security (EAL 2 minimum)Certification and Accreditation(NIST )On-site ReviewsPatch ManagementIncident Handling
47 United States Census Bureau Question and Answer ForumMike PalenskyChief, Acquisition Division and Contracting Officer
48 Question and Answer Forum Mike Palensky, Contracting OfficerSuzanne Fratino, Telephone and InternetAlan Berlinger, Paper ResponseTracy Wessler, Program ManagerDennis Stoudt, Headquarters ProcessingDave Sliom, Decennial SecurityMike Longini, Chief,Decennial Systems and Contracts Management OfficeDoug Clift, Special Assistant to the Associate Director for Information Technology
49 United States Census Bureau ConclusionMike PalenskyChief, Acquisition Division and Contracting Officer
50 For additional background, go to Want More Info on DRIS?For additional background, go toThis website is the official source of communication about the DRIS acquisition. Check it for future updates about the release of the DRIS RFP.