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ipss awarded Vulnerability Management Solution contract for the Canadian federal government

ipss is pleased to have been awarded the Shared Services Canada (SSC) Enterprise Vulnerability Management Solution (VMS) contract. This is a significant IT Security project for SSC. ipss, an experienced and highly skilled system integrator, jointly with OEM partner Rapid 7, a VM trailblazer, will provide, integrate and support SSC with an effective VMS that will strengthen the overall IT security risk posture of the Government of Canada’s network infrastructure through awareness and comprehensive visibility while supporting overall business continuity and data safeguarding.

The enterprise vulnerability management tool(s) will be deployed within enterprise data centres, legacy data centres, Internet facing infrastructure, and GoC end points. The awarded ipss /Rapid 7 solution will perform asset discovery, vulnerability scans, and vulnerability reporting for IT assets across Shared Services Canada and its client departments. The project scope also includes communications and collaboration across various groups including: vulnerability management, risk management, change management, asset management, patch management, security operations, clients, and external stakeholders.

Ultimately, the award of this contract to ipss will allow the GoC to provide comprehensive enterprise vulnerability management services (VMS) that proactively and continuously explore and reduce risks and impacts resulting from systems being exposed, in addition to being key enabler to the overall risk management framework. ipss is proud to be a part of this VMS IT Security project which will play an important role in securing the Government of Canada.