Federal Civilian

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Federal Civilian Agencies

Point of Contacts

Point of Contact:

HHS, FBI

Caroline Allred

Business Development Manager

callred@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

NIH, IRM

John Mayo

Business Development Manager

jmayo@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

CA, NASA, OIG

James Fallen

Business Development 

jfallen@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

USPTO

Kane Kanagawa

Business Development Manager 

kkanagawa@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

USPTO

Jackie Mays

Business Development Manager 

jmays@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

HHS, NIH, CA

Dru Henderson

Account Manager

dhenderson@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

IRM, USPTO, NASA, 

Kane Kanagawa

Account Manager

kkanagawa@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

USCB

Ryan Loy

Account Manager

rloy@obsidiang.com

Point of Contact

USCB

Doug Slenker

Account Manager

dslenker@obsidiang.com

Agency: United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

  • Cloud & IT Services

 

Work performed

  • Network Security

  • Business Analysis

Obsidian Provides Network Security and Business Analysis support to the Department of Health and Human Services through the engineering of the IT Security Services component within Infrastructure Engineering.  The IT Security Services component applies to hardware, software and services provided to maintain network security for HHS. We support the security monitoring using the Spunk Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system, firewall services, intrusion detection and reporting, and security architecture services.

Agency: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

 

Work performed

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Privileged Access Management

  • PKI Engineering

  • Active Directory Security Services

  • API Security Engineering

 

Obsidian supports the functional capabilities for digital identity, credential, and access management services at NIH. We provide engineering to support privilege management, PKI, and cyber security engineering services. We also support system integration with IAM solutions, like CyberArk.  Additionally, Obsidian provided Agile Application Development support to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, specifically developing code using .Net frameworks.

 

Department/Bureau: Department of State- Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

  • Agile Development

  • Cloud & IT Services

 

Work performed

  • Information Assurance

  • Security Incident and Event Management

  • Network Engineering

  • Storage Engineering

  • Security Engineering

  • Firewall Engineering

  • Voice Engineering/Architecture

  • Quality Management

  • SharePoint Administration

  • Network Administration

  • Business Analysis

Obsidian provides a variety of enterprise engineering services to the State

Department’s Information Resource Management (IRM) Bureau, which provides transparent interconnected systems and security to allow the State Department to successfully carry out its US foreign policy mission. Notably, we architected,

engineered, and successfully implemented a network micro-segmentation (also known as network enclaving) solution for State to protect high value assets utilizing Palo Alto Next Generation firewalls. We also provide Security Engineering in support of DoS.

System Owners pursuing ATOs. Our Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) were integral in the processing of a large backlog of Notification of Change submissions and led the IPT responsible for the ATO.  In addition to providing Security and IA Subject OMatter Expertise, we also supplied Voice Engineering, Network Administration, Sharepoint Administration, Quality Management and Business Analysis to the IRM.

Department/Bureau: Department of State- Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

  • Cloud & IT Services

 

Work performed

  • Incident Response

  • Cyber Engineering

  • Problem Management

  • IT Support

  • Cloud Administration

Obsidian provides mission critical IT resources necessary to support various DoS Consular Affairs(CA) locations including approximately 230 overseas posts, 29 domestic Passport agencies, 2 domestic Visa processing centers, and an array of information, book / card print, passport centers, DoS annexes, and contractor site.  Obsidian provides Incident Response, Security Engineering, Problem Management, Cloud Administration, and IT support across the DoS CA Enterprise.

 

Department/Office: Department of State- Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

 

Work performed

  • Network Security Engineering

  • Firewall Engineering

Obsidian supported the DoS OIG cloud computing network and implemented a new cloud security architecture within MS Azure that was independent of the rest of DoS. Obsidian led an effort to deploy a cloud-based Palo Alto firewall solution to protect the development, test, and production instances of DoS OIG’s new website that is hosted in the Microsoft Azure Government Cloud.

 

 

Department/Agency: Department of Commerce-United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

 

Work performed

  • Cloud Systems Security

Obsidian led the Cloud Systems Security team at USPTO through an agency-wide initiative to migrate systems and applications to AWS. Obsidian provided Security Architecture and oversight support to ensure that 3rd party vendors, including CSPs, are adhering to USPTO, NIST, and FISMA requirements. We ensured that all AWS services used by USPTO were FedRAMP compliant, ATO documentation was

maintained, and processes were developed for compliance scanning and review.

Department/Agency: Department of Commerce- United States Census Bureau (USCB)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Agile Development

 

Work performed

  • Java Development

  • GIS Development

Department/Agency: Department of Justice- Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

  • DevSecOps

  • Cloud & IT Services

 

Work performed

  • DevOps Engineering

  • RHEL Administration/Engineering

  • Windows Administration

  • .Net Development

  • UI Design

  • Desktop Support

  • Information Assurance

  • Network Security

  • Instructional Design 

 

Agency: National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cloud & IT Services

Work performed

  • Network Engineering

 

 

Institution/Office: Library of Congress- Office of Inspector General (OIG)

 

Core Competencies leveraged

  • Cyber Security

  • Solutions Architecture

  • Cloud & IT Services

 

Work performed

  • SIEM Assessment and Evaluation

  • IT Modernization Evaluation

  • Data Center Migration Evaluation

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