REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS
The State of Washington, Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) has issued an RFQQ in order to assist the Special Commitment Center, a facility operated by the Behavioral Health Administration of DSHS in seeking qualified contractor(s) to provide Digital Forensic Investigation Services.
You may access and print a hard copy of the RFQQ from the DSHS Procurement Website at https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/procurements-and-contracting or through WEBS at https://pr-webs-vendor.des.wa.gov/.
Project Scope: (from the solicitation) The details of Services to be provided by the Successful Bidder(s) are set forth in Attachment A, Sample Contract. Upon receipt of a referral from the SCC, the contactor shall assign an expert in digital forensic investigations to identify and copy forensic evidence from digital or electronic media provided by the SCC, while ensuring that its work in creating a copy of the digital evidence does not alter the original digital media and thus, ensuring that the evidentiary value of the digital evidence and chain-of-custody is maintained throughout the process and documented at all times. The contractor shall perform a forensic analysis using the copy of the digital evidence and, upon completion of the forensic analysis, the contractor will submit necessary documentation to the SCC, including compiled evidentiary data along with a report of findings. If requested by the SCC, the contractor will provide expert testimony with respect to its investigation. The Services may also include consulting services in the area of digital forensic investigation.
Applicable WEBS Commodity Codes: 952-43, 961-40
Estimated Contract Performance Period: November 1, 2022 through December 31, 2024
Response Due Date: All Responses must be received in their
entirety by 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on September 26, 2022 unless an Amendment is issued modifying the Solicitation
RUSSELL WRIGG / Contracts Consultant / Central Contracts and Legal Services
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
(Office) 360-664-6047 / [email protected]