Information Systems Security Line of Business


To be the premier provider of information assurance services for systems supporting both Department of the Interior (DOI), OCIO and the federal community at large.

Information assurance is more than completing a checklist.


To serve as a trusted advisor to the federal community by provisioning sound security services that balance the business need with the security risk while ensuring compliance with federal regulations.


OCIO's Information Systems Security Line of Business Center of Excellence (ISSLOB COE) provides Information Assurance and Security services to the Federal government. As an ISSLOB, OCIO is able to provide security subject matter expertise to Federal government agencies in an efficient, cost-effective manner. OCIO provides Information Security services through a proven engagement methodology that ensures customer readiness and efficient delivery, minimizing impact to your technology support teams.

The OCIO ISSLOB uses NIST/FIPS compliant methodologies and processes in the delivery of services. Supported by an extensive library of regulatory content, our information assurance experts provide consistent, comprehensive engagement deliverables.

The OCIO ISSLOB offers:

  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A)
    • Pre-Assessment Document Preparation
    • New System Assessment and Authorization
    • System Re-authorization
    • In-flight Annual Reviews
    • CP/DR Test, Compliance Verification (Optional)
  • Penetration Testing
  • Continuous Monitoring Program
    • Develop Strategy
    • Annual Control Process Development
    • Annual Control Review Services
    • Configuration Management Process Development
    • Security Impact Analysis Process Development
    • Vulnerability Scanning Services

Rapid Engagement

The OCIO ISSLOB COE is positioned to provide C&A services to DOI and federal government agencies. No separate contract is required. No sole source justification is required. The IAA will reference an agreed upon Memorandum of Understanding, with supporting Proposal, Statement of Work and Rules of Engagement documents. Authority Under Which C&A is Provided: Economy Act - 31 USC 1535 and Working Capital Fund, 43 USC 1467, 1468.

OCIO's Credentials

The OCIO is an office of the Department of the Interior with the authority to cross-service other Federal agencies for general business and management services. OCIO has more than thirty years of experience providing quality service and innovative solutions to meet Federal customers' business and management needs. The OCIO's 1700 professionals have been providing business solutions to a customer base of more than 150 government agencies in a shared service environment since 1978. With unsurpassed knowledge of the 'business of government', our workforce's core competency is cross-servicing government customers. OCIO employs subject matter experts across multiple Lines of Business (LOBs), which allows OCIO to deliver services to other Federal agencies more efficiently, effectively, and economically than they can for themselves.

For Additional Information:


 Phone: 303-969-5700

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