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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Client Overview and Challenge

The CIO of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration required immediate enhancement in program efficiency and effectiveness through reliable and high quality information security support to the Office of the Associate Chief Information Officer for Weather.

InScope Approach and Solutions

InScope quick assembled a team to provide the accomplishment of the system security authorization process activities, support developing and administering IT security training, assists with migration of National Weather Service (NWS) systems to NOAA and NWS common control solutions. Currently, InScope team:

  • Advises the NOAA client on IT security requirement solution options, developing solution migration/implementation plans, and assisting with risk measurement/determination.
  • Provides assistance to the ACIO assessment team in conducting security controls assessments in accordance with DOC, NOAA, and NWS policies and procedures for implementation of the Risk Management Framework, including development of security assessment plans and assessment reports
  • Provides contingency planning program and policy support, include risk and vulnerability analysis, evaluating the completeness, quality, and compliance of documentation prepared by the system owner including the business impact analysis, backup and recovery strategies and requirements analysis, contingency plans, contingency plan test plans, contingency plan testing, and contingency training.
  • Provides general project oversight, coordination and management