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DMV Seeking Quotes for Darktrace Cybersecurity Appliance

Proposals must be under $1 million, and the solution must have or provide the ability to detect and prevent known and unknown advanced threats and to identify both internal and external threats in real time.

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is seeking vendors’ proposals for a Darktrace Enterprise Immune System Appliance, which provides Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analysis (CTIA) with the ability to “detect and prevent attacks that bypass current traditional security controls” for DMV IT systems, assets and infrastructure.

According to a request for quotations issued May 9 by DMV, proposals must be under $1 million, and the solution must have or provide:
  • Ability to detect and prevent known and unknown advanced threats
  • Ability to identify both internal and external threats in real time
  • Ability to provide an attack detection timeline
  • Real‐time, integrated threat mapping and analytics
  • Behavioral analysis/attack detection
  • Personalized threat intelligence reports

Darktrace says it “delivers autonomous and adaptive protection across diverse systems and distributed users” and “detects both known and unknown threats as they emerge.”

The RFQ lists the products and services as follows:
  • #DCIP-Z: Extra Large Appliance
  • #SaaS-SalesF: SaaS-SalesF (Limit 100 Users)
  • #Saas-AWS: SaaS-AWS (Limit 50 Users) Install Services Standard Support Services including Ask the Expert
  • #DCIP-TV-ELEARN: eLearning Training
  • #DCIP-TV-PUB: (2) Public Online Training
  • #DCIP-TV-REM: (2) Private Training (Remote)

The project encompasses the following areas: antivirus, cloud computing, e-learning, online learning, managed services, portal/web services, security, software as a service (SaaS) and training/professional development services.

The anticipated contract award is for a period of three years, beginning June 1. Specific instructions for bidders can be found online. The submission deadline is 11 a.m. May 23.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in Northern California.