Request for Info from the Veterans Affairs Asks for Dark Net Help

Tor was one of the main focuses at the Inside Dark Web conference and in case you didn’t attend, TMC CEO Rich Tehrani wrote a blog about it.

Tehrani pointed out that in the face of IT security at enterprises and governments have questions the dark net and its ability to make its users anonymous.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs entered a request for information on May 12, 2016.


D—Dark Web – Request for Information

Solicitation Number: VA11816Q1211

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs

Office: VA Technology Acquisition Center

Location: VA Technology Acquisition Center

Just like all the other federal departments of the government, the VA is on the hacking list of targets. The VA has admitted that it is under millions of cyberattacks every month. The VA contains millions of veteran information that if compromised and sold of used by nation hackers or terrorists.

Submissions are due before May 26th, at 12pm eastern time. Instructions on completing this process in order to submit are in the RFI.

“As part of your consideration as to whether you are interested in the RFI below is what the VA is interested in.

Read more ... source: TheBitcoinNews