Tender for Integrated IT Security Service
Leicester City Council is seeking a partner to provide a holistic IT Security framework based upon SIEM and SOC services.
United Kingdom-Leicester: Investigation and security services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West
Contact person: Rebecca Cowan
NUTS code: UKF21
Internet address(es):Main address: www.leicester.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Integrated IT Security Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Leicester City Council is seeking a partner to provide a holistic IT Security framework based upon SIEM and SOC services. The primary goal of the service is to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Council services. The principle objectives of the service will:
1) Prevent and identify attempts at data ex-filtration from selected critical systems delivered via in-house or cloud-based infrastructure;
2) Prevent and identify attempts to maliciously corrupt or encrypt data from selected critical systems delivered via in-house or cloud-based infrastructure;
3) Prevent and detect attempts to disrupt, disable, de-stabilise or reduce availability of our systems and services;
4) Ensure LCC compliance with all relevant frameworks including for example Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Code of Connection (CoCo) and Public Services Network (PSN).
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Council is approaching the market for a holistic IT Security framework. The Council is initially seeking an IT Security partner with whom we can assess, detect, protect and respond against a variety of prioritised cyber-security threats. We also seek to position ourselves such that we are able to routinely demonstrate compliance with all relevant frameworks.
The initial scope of this contract is to identify a supplier who can provide both SIEM and a Security Operations Centre as a service. We require the partner to initially lead the design, build and commissioning of the solution. Thereafter we require a continuous monitoring, detection, advisory and response service with respect to Cyber Security.
The scope of this contract will be to provide the following services initially to critical assets and endpoints. These are identified by the Authority and available upon request:
a)Threat and Risk Identification and Assessment — (Security Information Management);
b) Proactive and Reactive threat Detection (Security Event Management);
c) Protection against risks, threats and malicious activity;
d) Response to identified IT security breaches.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
3 years, with the option to extend for a further 1 + 1 year (s).
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As stated in the procurement documents.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Leicester City Council.
Lead Procurement Officer and a representative from the Audit Internal team.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-201675-PRO-8445843.
Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West
Telephone: +44 1164541272
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: