URS Wins GSA BPA to Provide Federal IT Risk Security; Randy Wotring Comments

 

Randy Wotring, URS Federal Services

URS Corp.’s (NYSE: URS) IT business URS-Apptis has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement contract from the U.S. General Services Administration to provide risk management framework services.

The work will improve information systems and security across the federal government.

URS will create a structured process to identify and assess information system risks.

The company will also provide strategy development, life-cycle security requirements and costs, facilities security and management, and application system support services.

“The use of RMF processes is a significant step to the enhance security of federal systems, ” said Randy Wotring, president of federal services for URS. “This award recognizes our proven capabilities and success in organizing the security efforts of many federal agencies, resulting in improved system security and excellent Federal Information Security Management Act scores. RMF is a major feature of the Obama administration’s initiative to attain consistency when developing secure IT systems.”

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