For the VA, 'horizon scanning' means finding better cybersecurity tech

FedScoop: The Department of Veteran’s Affairs is on the hunt for a managed service provider that can help find and track emerging technology critical to network defenses, according to a recent request for information.

The RFI noted that the VA needs strong network protection and cyber tools to “protect Veteran data against malicious cyber adversaries.” The VA wants the MSP to do “horizon scanning and tech scouting” on technologies that the department could incorporate into its IT systems.

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