CSS provided information systems security officer and engineer support to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Science and Technology (OST).

CSS provided the following support for this Project:

  • audited information systems and applications,
  • developed a security program,
  • implemented a successful system and application change control process,
  • developed and implemented data extraction policies and processes for sensitive information.

Our information assurance services included assessments, risk and vulnerability reviews, and system scans for approximately 40 systems. We performed security assessments and continuous monitoring in VM, Unix, Macintosh, Windows, Oracle, and multiple in-house applications and COTS products. Our staff revised and developed information security directives, procedures, and policies in line with industry best practices, federal laws and regulations, and stakeholder needs. We also ensured secure interconnections between systems and applications with multiple federal agencies.

Additional Projects

Cleaning Up the National Anthrax Attack

Challenge CSS working alongside of the U. S. Centers for Disease Control characterized the extent of building contamination and subsequently determined that the entire 100,000 foot building and contents would need to be decontaminated. A novel method needed to be developed and implemented for cleaning the massive number of mail pouches, packages and artifacts destined…

Analytical Support for the Drinking Water Emergency in Flint, Michigan

Helping 100,000 Residents Affected by Elevated Lead Levels in Local Water Supply Lead contamination found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan had a catastrophic impact on the community and its residents. CSS supported EPA’s response to the crisis by providing mobile and fixed analytical laboratory services and data review.  Over a nine-month period, our…

Industrial Hygiene Services for the Army Public Health Command (APHC)

CSS served as the prime contractor performing facility-wide industrial hygiene (IH) surveys and assessments at 16 CONUS and 8 OCONUS Army installations for FY2016. We scheduled and executed surveys using teams of IH professionals for large-scale (NTE 200 shops surveys, 400 ventilation evaluations, 100 sound level measurements, and 100 noise dosimetry measurements per Army installation)…

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Earth & Space Science Support & Operations

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Emergency Preparedness & Response

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Satellite Data Applications

Helping create a more environmentally sustainable, weather-ready, and secure nation through application of earth observation data  

Human Health Risk Assessment

We help advance the understanding of chemical effects on people and the environment.

Environmental Resource Assessment & Management

We apply science to address challenges affecting the nation’s natural resources.

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