WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) has been awarded a contract by Financial Asset Management Systems (FAMS) to provide IT Security Support Services. FAMS is a private collection agency based in Atlanta, GA, supporting Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education.
"I am very excited about this award," said Dan Waddell, Director of Information Security & Privacy (IS&P) of Tantus. "This represents our first contract with FAMS and the U.S. Department of Education. Our IS&P practice is making a concerted effort to not only strengthen our relationships with current customers, but to forge partnerships with new clients as well."
Under this contract, Tantus will provide IT Security Services to complete Certification and Accreditation (C&A) System Testing to help FAMS obtain their Authorization to Operate (ATO). This requires reviews of technical controls, interviews of FAMS IT professionals, security program management and verification testing. Tantus also provides IT Security Support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Park Service (NPS), and Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im).
About Tantus Technologies, Inc.
Tantus is an 8(a) certified, Washington, DC based IT and management consulting firm specializing in financial management, technical solutions, program management, and information security and privacy. Tantus is Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3, with over 80 employees and 2011 revenues topping $19.6 million. The Tantus Team supports mission critical programs for Federal agencies, including the FAA, National Institutes of Health, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
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