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NCR FAST ROPE MEETING NOTES 7/17/20

  • 21 Jul 2020 8:56 AM
    Message # 9116105
    Joni Ahlers (Administrator)

    Attending: In line with notes

    Upcoming Industry Events:

    Presenter: Steve Rutkovitz with Choice Cybersecurity (CCS) see pdf

    Key Points: 

    • o   Level 3 is the target for most companies.  1, 3, and 5 are contractors.  There are 5 levels. 
    • o   RFP’s will be coming out with CMMC.  Will be a criterion for award. 
    • o    Companies need to target being “Audit Ready Now”.  
    • o   Regarding JVs, as long as all JV members are CMMC should be fine.  An Existing CMMC approved Team Lead for example could share their policies/procedures to assist member partners in prepping for their CMMC/Audit.   
    • o   Cost about $18K including assessment and audit.    
    • o   CMMC compliance required by December 2025. FAR 0712
    • o   Can build a CMMC Plan utilizing POAMS. 
    • o   CMMC Audit is Pass/Fail.    
    • o   Contact Rich Mittleman with questions or assessment requests.   rich@choicecybersecurity.com

    Round Table

    • ·         Joni Ahlers Segue- Dayton
    • o   SBEAS awarded their first award to 1CyberForce (Indrasoft incumbent)
    • §  FA449720F0019 (one-year contract 7/29/20-7/28/21)
    • o   Army Signal – Did anyone attend and want to share highlights?
    • ·         Terry Bura – Bura & Associates
    • o   Proposal Support in the NCR predominantly in the federal Civilian and DoD space.   Training. 
    • ·         Neil Cohen – Dynamis Inc
    • o   Looking for a Hubzone w/PP at Aberdeen Proven Ground.  Also, a SVDVOSB or SB HQd in New Orleans.   
    • ·         David Dodds – ICS
    • o   Looking for anyone interested in DISA
    • o   DHS/NDA
    • o   AFCEA – Dayton
    • §  Casino Night Postponed TBD in 2021
    • §  Dayton AFCEA Virtual Luncheons
    • §  Wright IT Summit – Hybrid event
    • o   David to connect with Larry Pokroy PN Automation: larry@pnautomation.com  240-486-9011
    • ·         Dan Fry – WBSI
    • o     
    • ·         Richard Goudie – RDG Services
    • o   Looking for an 8a w/experience or knowledge about Digital Minimum Viable Product for a CBP Opp.   Ties into the Digiti8al Initiative for SBA 8(a) awards.  
    • o   Working with companies to form teams for GSA 8a(a) STARS III and CIOSP4. 
    • ·         Ron Hartke- Ardent Technologies
    • o  
    • ·         Dale Hollins – Geneva Software
    • o   Introduced APRA (Kim, Kristine, Monroe, Dean, Maya, and Rene)
    • ·         Mike Kirschner – KFox Corporation and Saxon 1 (KFox Fed Integrators)-8(a) Companies
    • o   Drone operation centers for ANG
    • o   Supporting Law Enforcement
    • o   DOJ – Events
    • ·         Jeff Liffick – BTAS-WOSB
    • o   Prime on OASIS Pool 4,5,6 & AF Netcents/Netops
    • o   AF/Navy/NASA
    • §  Cybersecurity
    • ·         Robert Linton – MFGS (Microfocus Gov. Sol)
    • o   Software technologies for Agile SecDev Ops
    • §  Looking for partners with Experience in Platform 1 or Cloud 1
    • o   Looking for DevSecOps initiatives where they can apply their tools. 
    • o   Robert to connect with Shof cshofner@ostglobal.com
    • o   Robert to connect with Melvin Sassoon msassoon@cougaarsoftware.com     
    • ·         Dennis Lucey – AKIMA
    • o   AFCEA Belvoir July 22 at noon $15
    • §  John Howell – Assistant PEO
    • ·         Janice Garcia Keating – Wilco.  HQ in DC
    • o   DHS – FEMA
    • §  Supporting for 12 years
    • o   TSA – TSA FAST (awardee as a sub-contractor)
    • ·         Al Mink – Systems Spirit
    • o   Deepwater Point Consortium
    • o   NOVA STAR – NASIC – Dayton OH
    • o   AFCEA NOVA Air Force IT Day December 17, 2020 (Virtual)
    • §  If you have a speaker, reach out
    • §  Also, if you want to assist with planning reach out
    • o   AFWERX 20.1 -
    • §  Platform 1
    • ·         Richard Mittleman – Choice Cyber Security
    • o    rich@choicecybersecurity.com
    • o    Knows folks at Aberdeen. 
    • ·         Larry Pokroy – PnAutomation
    • o   80/20 (Gov/Comm)
    • o   Integrated cloud & mobile solutions
    • §  USAID (flagship customer)
    • o   Looking for 8a with OCONOS work
    • o   Looking for Small or Mid company w/FAA experience (Air Space, Radio over IOP)
    • ·         Angela Prentice – APRA
    • o   8a, WOSB, HubZone
    • o   Professional services in IT including training and acquisition. 
    • o   Need to become CMMC Certified. 
    • o   Experience with HHS, DHS, and USAF. 
    • ·         John Manolios - PenBay
    • o   Vets 2 Prime
    • §  Looking to enhancing team
    • ·          And
    • ·         Wade Rupper “Ruppy” – Telos
    • o    Cyber Security Conference May 10-12, 2021 Tampa Bay, FL https://securitysolutions.telos.com/
    • o    Keynotes are:  Mr. Chris Voss - Black Swan Group, Maj Gen Garrett Yee - DISA, Brig Gen Chad Raduege - ACC/A6 and Col John Smail - USSF/S3/6
    • ·         Melvin Sassoon – Cougar Software
    • o   Always looking to team
    • ·         Shivaji Sengupta – NXTKey Corporation-WOSB
    • o   Strong Cybersecurity quals
    • o   DOJ & NOAA
    • o   TS Facility Cleared
    • o   Pursuing CIOSP4 and seeking partners. 
    • ·         Andrea Snader – Concept Plus LLC
    • ·         Robert Shofner “Shof” – OST
    • o   DHS, FAA
    • o   Technical Side
    • o   DEAMS VADER
    • §  SAFE
    • o   Shof to connect with Larry Pokroy PN Automation: 240-486-9011; larry@pnautomation.com
    • ·         Jim Vinarskai – Coley & Associates Inc-VOSB
    • o   San Antonio
    • o   VETS 2 Prime
    • o   Seeking a BD person in San Antonio.
    • o   IT & Training
    • o   Capture Management Training – virtual- In August 2020.
    • §  Peer to Peer coaching
    • ·         Kim Watters – APRA
    • o   BD/Proposal
    • §  BetaSam
    • ·         Kristian Yangas – Mastermind Media
    • o   USCIS and DHS Experience.
    • o   Seeking partners for teaming in DHS and Commerce. 


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