TSA Wants A Vendor To Manage Its Third-Party Tech Testing Ecosystem

NextGov: The Transportation Security Administration is all about using the latest technology to ensure the safety of travelers while, hopefully, shortening the amount of time those travelers spend waiting in security lines. But those technologies often get stuck in their own queue, waiting for tests and evaluations before they can be deployed.

To speed that process, TSA is looking for a contractor who can identify appropriate third-party organizations able to test and evaluate bleeding-edge technologies used for transportation security. Those organizations should be able to test for cybersecurity, human systems integration, safety, reliability and threat detection, among others, to ensure TSA is only deploying mature technologies that can stand up to real-world conditions.

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