ActioNet Awarded IRS Disaster Recovery, Testing, and Business Analysis (DRTBA) SQL Database Enhancement and Expansion

Vienna, VA – October 23, 2015

ActioNet, Inc. has been awarded a task order by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to support the agency to determine prioritization through data centricity of Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP) testing data, identify the most critical business processes and systems using data analytics, and create a risk mitigation strategy to ensure continuity of service. In addition, IRS is looking to ActioNet to automate some or all of the processes and templates in the ISCP Testing Process.  To accomplish this, ActioNet will perform updates and maintenance on the BIA SQL database and Business Objects Environment (BOE) Universe and Reporting basic foundation.  ActioNet will also assist the IRS in the creation of an Interdependency Analysis of business processes and information systems and applications using all of the data that has been collected in the SQL database.

“We are honored to continue our strong partnership with IRS.  ActioNet will leverage our team of professionals in furthering the mission of IRS,” said Ramon de Guzman, who leads ActioNet’s Science & Research Business Unit.  ActioNet has served the federal government for over 17 years with clients at defense, security, intelligence, health and civilian agencies.

About DRTBA and Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

The DRTBA organization operates as a program under the Security Controls Testing and Evaluation (SCTE) within the Security Risk Management (SRM) organization.  The DRTBA staff is responsible for adhering to Internal Revenue Manuals (IRMs), Information Technology (IT) Security, Policy and Guidance, Information Technology (IT) Security, IT Service Continuity Management (ITSCM) Policy and Guidance, Information Systems Contingency Plan (ISCP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) Testing, Training and Exercise (TT&E) Program, and performing the roles attributed to DRTBA in the IRMs.  Additionally, in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), IRS is mandated with all other Federal Departments, Agencies, and Bureaus to report on the security state of its Information Systems.  IRS is also required to prioritize the recoverability of information systems for the purpose of ensuring service continuity for the most critical business processes and the highest rated systems.

Established in 1862, The IRS is the largest of Treasury's bureaus. It is responsible for determining, assessing, and collecting internal revenue in the United States.  IRS collects approximately $3.1 trillion in tax revenue each year. This revenue funds most government operations and public services. The agency is comprised of about 90,000 employees and a budget of approximately $10.9 billion.  Read more at http://www.irs.gov.

About ActioNet, Inc.

ActioNet, Inc., headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, is an SEI CMMI® Level 3, ISO 20000, ISO 27000, ISO 9000, HDI-certified, woman-owned IT Engineering Services Firm with strong qualifications and expertise in Cloud-based Solutions, Cyber Security and Agile Software Engineering. As a Mission-Focused, Client-Centric and Results-Driven organization, ActioNet also follows the Project Management Institute (PMI) methodology as well as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards. ActioNet has outstanding past performance, as evidenced by our "Exceeds Customer Expectations" rating from Dun & Bradstreet and a 92 out of 100 rating from Open Ratings. ActioNet holds the highest 5A1 Financial Rating from Dun & Bradstreet. ActioNet was designated one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters℠ by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) 2013 -2014 and Washington Post Top Workplaces 2014. ActioNet was awarded the 2014 National Capital Corporate Growth Award, the highest of the growth categories, by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Most recently, ActioNet ranked #15 among Washington Post Top Workplaces 2015.

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Contact:

Michelle Barnes, 703-204-0090 Ext. 102, BD@actionet.com