Request for Information Security Proposals

Proposals due by January 22, 2016, 5:00 PM EST
Fri, 2015-12-11 18:22

The Open Technology Fund is now soliciting proposals from Information Security professionals and agencies that can provide services and add depth to OTF’s Red Team Lab, Rapid Response Initiative, and Digital Integrity Initiative.

The scope of the contract is to provide OTF’s funded projects, as well as in-kind projects, with security assessments based on code review, penetration testing and end-point security.

Vendors are expected to bring experience and expertise in security (such as threat modeling, pen testing, and reverse engineering), cryptography (such as protocol review, product review, and bulletin service), and/or infrastructure and organizational security (such as operational security assessment, end-user security training, and red team workshops).

Please note, you will have to register on the eBid eXchange Marketplace site in order to submit your bid. Do not email your response directly to anyone at OTF or your bid may be disqualified.

You may view the full RFP without first registering at Ebid eXchange by clicking here.

To register, go to http://www.ebidexchange.com/marketplace/, then:1. Under ‘For Bidders,’ click ‘Register Now’ a. Make sure to select ‘81000000 – Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services’ at the point you are registering the categories you will bid on by checking the box in front of it. 2. Finish the registration process. 3. When completed select “Solicitations” from the top menu tabs. 4. You should now be able to see OTF’s sealed bid titled “Radio Free Asia RFA02 RFA/OTF Digital Security Services”

If you are interested in bidding please be sure to submit your proposals by January 22, 2016 @ 5:00pm. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact Chad Hurley at [email protected].


OTF funds Internet freedom projects that empower world citizens to have access to modern communication channels which are free of restrictions, and allow them to communicate without fear of repressive censorship or surveillance. To learn more about OTF, click here.