HHS OIG looking for cyber threat hunting solutions in new RFI

The Department of Health and Human Services inspector general is in pursuit of information about cyberthreat-hunting software.

The OIG issued a request-for-information on Nov. 29 to get private sector insight on what software solutions it might employ in a cybersecurity initiative underway.

Read the RFI

“Security of electronic information is of the utmost importance, and some networks and systems may not have the necessary safeguards or could be vulnerable to external and internal attacks or threats,” the RFI said.

“OIG currently engages in cyber assessments of HHS and its operating divisions’ networks and systems. HHS has 11 operating divisions, including eight agencies in the U.S. Public Health Service and three human services agencies. These divisions administer a wide variety of health and human services and conduct life-saving research for the nation, protecting and serving all Americans.”

The RFI is seeking information on software programs that have a

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