For Immediate Release
Vienna, Va. – September 21, 2020 – Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD), a leader in management consulting, cyber security, and software engineering services, announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide Governance Communications Assessment & Classified Services (GCACS) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). SBD will provide support for the following functional areas: Program Management and Continuous Process Improvement (CPI), Security Control Assessment Support, Classified Systems and SCIF Support, Governance Support, Tactical Communications (TACCOM), and Communications Security (COMSEC) Program Support.
SBD will support the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT’s) Security Governance Branch (SGB) with services that ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information that is stored, processed, and transmitted throughout USCIS information systems.
DHS USCIS is responsible for lawful immigration to the United States. USCIS administers the nation’s lawful immigration, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring the Nation’s values.
The USCIS OIT provides information technology , expertise, and the strategic vision necessary to enable USCIS to deliver effective, efficient, and secure immigration services and products. OIT leads USCIS in the design, development, delivery, and deployment of IT services and solutions that are transforming the nation’s immigration system.
“Our cohesive, collaborated support will assist SGB with streamlining services while establishing new, robust, innovative, and proactive solutions to meet SGB’s needs. Our GCACS solution will maintain current critical day-to-day operations while ensuring that USCIS systems and data are secure. Equally important, we will be providing synergy between SGB task areas, as well as integration between strategic operations and management services for ISD ” said Michael Ewell, Executive Director, National Security Sector at SBD.
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ABOUT SBD: SBD is a management consulting and technology services company serving clients domestically and abroad. For over 30 years, SBD has delivered technically innovative, reliable, and cost-effective solutions, services, and products, on-time and on-budget. SBD understand the challenges facing government agencies and help them transform to implement faster, more reliable quality systems. With more than 35 Federal contracts, SBD brings a demonstrated history of commitment to our customers.