Point of Contact


Ben Nauman
Executive Vice President


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 of Health & Human Services


Department of Health & human services

Federal Civilian Agency