The Office of Personnel Management awarded four contracts to help stand up its new background investigation unit on Sept. 12.
The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts ensure a guaranteed minimum of $1 million per contract and were awarded to CACI Premier Technology, Inc.; CSRA LLC; KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc.; and Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, LLC.
The contracts will help support the Federal Investigative Services—which currently processes the government’s background investigations—and its successor, the new National Background Investigations Bureau.
The NBIB was announced in January as a new office that would absorb the FIS, following the 2015 OPM hack that exposed the personal information of more than 21 million people, including federal employees and family members. The new bureau would handle all federal background checks, be managed by OPM, but have its cybersecurity overseen by the Department of Defense.
A statement from OPM said the contracts were awarded based on the four bids it received to help stand up the NBIB, which is scheduled for early October 2016.
“I look forward to continuing our relationship with CACI and KeyPoint, and to partnering with CSRA and Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services,” said Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert, in a statement.
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