FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Eric MacGregor, President and CEO
INDUS Technology, Inc.
INDUS Announces SCEDC Award
San Diego, CA, 2 October 2019: INDUS Technology, Inc. (INDUS) a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), received notice of award for Consultant Services from the South County Economic Development Council (SCEDC) to provide services in support of “Propel San Diego”, an initiative funded by a Department of Defense (DoD) – Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) Defense Industry Adjustment Grant.
This consulting agreement specifically will allow INDUS to provide guidance and deliver training and education in a Learning Lab Session dynamic to support defense-sector unmanned systems small businesses and to educate and guide the preparation of individualized System Security Plans and ensure NIST 800-171 cybersecurity controls compliance.
INDUS will provide support that includes DFARS 7012 SMEs with direct small business implementation and DoD supply chain risk management experience; who have served as longtime educators specialized in teaching technology to adult learners.
INDUS has been deeply engaged helping to develop national policy products designed to help DoD and other policymakers understand and respond to the needs of small businesses and micro-small businesses who must implement a security program in compliance with the DFARS 7012 regulations. Our support over the next couple of months will include transformation of 30 foundational items (and other relevant cost and security considerations from NIST 800-171) into a Learning Labs program that will enable each participant to develop a NIST 800-171 and DFARS 7012 SSP (with POA&M) that will meet initial CMMC Level 1 standards.
Mr. Eric MacGregor, INDUS President and CEO, stated, “We are very pleased to receive this opportunity, which allows INDUS to provide its Cyber Security and training expertise in the commercial arena. INDUS has been providing this expertise to DoD and the Navy for more the 20 years and recently lead an NDIA San Diego combined industry and government Task Force focusing on the impact of NIST 800-171/DFARS 7012 on Defense Industrial Base Small Businesses.”
INDUS Technology, Inc. is an employee-owned premier provider of quality professional services for industry and government. INDUS is an ISO 9001:2015 Registered and Certified company, focusing on providing high quality Engineering Services, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Program Management, and Financial Management services to the Department of Defense, other Government agencies and commercial customers.