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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-London: Protective Monitoring
Document Ref:
465174-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
The Corporate Officer of The House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of The Hou
Date Published:
02 October 2020
Deadline Date:
02 November 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

PI1301330-L1:Lot 1: Security Intelligence and Operations:SIEM/SOAR solution, log indexing and collection, managed security service, tuning, custom rule creation, full packet capture, endpoint detection and response service, intrusion detection system service, secure backup service, storage racks or cloud storage, file integrity management, high availability, secure encryption, threat platform (recording IOCs, looking for threat actors TTPs).PI1301330-L2:Lot 2: Capability and Response:Analyst service, skills analysis, training and development against identified skills gaps, cyber incident response (CIR) expertise available on stand-by.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of The House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of The House of Common

SW1A 0PW

London

UK

Contact person: Parliamentary Procurement and Commercial Service

E-mail: PPCS@parliament.uk

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Parliament UK

I.5) Main activity

Other: Computer and related services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Protective Monitoring

Reference number: PI1301330

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72500000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

PI1301330-L1:

Lot 1: Security Intelligence and Operations:

SIEM/SOAR solution, log indexing and collection, managed security service, tuning, custom rule creation, full packet capture, endpoint detection and response service, intrusion detection system service, secure backup service, storage racks or cloud storage, file integrity management, high availability, secure encryption, threat platform (recording IOCs, looking for threat

actors TTPs).

PI1301330-L2:

Lot 2: Capability and Response:

Analyst service, skills analysis, training and development against identified skills gaps, cyber incident response (CIR) expertise available on stand-by.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

PI1301330-L1: Lot 1 – Security Intelligence and Operations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72500000

48900000

72100000

72800000

48600000

72200000

72600000

72300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

SIEM/SOAR solution, log indexing and collection, managed security service, tuning, custom rule creation, full packet capture, endpoint detection and response service, intrusion detection system service, secure backup service, storage racks or cloud storage, file integrity management, high availability, secure encryption, threat platform (recording IOCs, looking for threat actors TTPs).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 250 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The top five (5) scoring, compliant suppliers for each lot shall be invited to tender. In the event that there is one or more supplier receiving the same compliant highest score for fifth place, they will all be invited to tender. Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

1) CESG Cyber Incident Response (CIR) Scheme accredited, or CREST accredited or equivalent;

2) organisations must be accredited to ISO27001 or equivalent to cover the full scope of your protective monitoring environment for the lot or lots you wish to bid for;

3) other exclusion grounds as per the selection questionnaire form, accessible on InTend: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

To extend the contract for two (2) periods of one (1) year each (i.e. 3 + 1 + 1).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

Suppliers must meet the minimum mandatory requirements within the selection questionnaire and return/upload the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

Maximum values: Lot 1: GBP 4.25 million, Lot 2: GBP 2 million.

Duration: 3 + 1 + 1 years.

Suppliers that are interested in applying for this opportunity must register to InTend via the link below: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

PI1301330-L2: Lot 2 – Capability and Response

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72500000

48900000

72100000

72800000

48600000

72200000

72600000

72300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Analyst service, skills analysis, training and development against identified skills gaps, cyber incident response (CIR) expertise available on stand-by.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The top five (5) scoring, compliant suppliers for each lot shall be invited to tender. In the event that there is one or more supplier receiving the same compliant highest score for fifth place, they will all be invited to tender. Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

1) CESG Cyber Incident Response (CIR) Scheme accredited or CREST accredited or equivalent;

2) organisations must be accredited to ISO 27001 or equivalent to cover the full scope of your protective monitoring environment for the lot or lots you wish to bid for;

3) other exclusion grounds as per the selection questionnaire form, accessible on InTend: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

To extend the contract for two (2) periods of one (1) year each (i.e. 3 + 1 + 1).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

Suppliers must meet the minimum mandatory requirements within the selection questionnaire and return/upload the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

Maximum values: Lot 1: GBP 4.25 million, Lot 2: GBP 2 million.

Duration: 3 + 1 + 1 years.

Suppliers that are interested in applying for this opportunity must register to InTend via the link below: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: suppliers must complete and return a selection questionnaire (SQ) and sign and return (via upload) the attached Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) within InTend, by the deadline stated in this advert. The SQ and NDA are both accessible via registering to In-Tend: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/11/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 18/11/2020

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The restricted procedure will comprise of a two-stage process:

• Stage 1: Suitability assessment

— The authority will issue a selection questionnaire (SQ), objective criteria for selection and other reference documents on 25 September 2020 to assess the suitability of the applicants that have expressed interest by registering PPCS InTend eProcurement site. A Non-disclosure Agreement will be made available to applicants for completion at this stage. These documents must be attained via InTend, which requires registration: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

— The completed SQ together with the Non-disclosure Agreement Form must be returned by 26 October 2020 at 12.00. SQ clarification questions must be submitted before 8 October at 12.00. The assessment of the SQ is estimated to commence on 27 October 2020 and be completed by 6 November 2020.

— The authority reserves the right to reject any SQ response that:

• does not complete any of the requested fields; or

• fails to provide any requested evidence by the requested timescale; or

• scores a ‘0’ or ‘1’ in any of the criteria.

— The authority reserves the right to seek clarification questions against responses as necessary.

— The authority will invite the five (5) top-scoring, compliant SQ bidders to invitation to tender (ITT) stage. In the event that there is one or more SQ Bidder receiving the same compliant highest score for fifth place, they will all be invited to tender.

— The authority reserves the right to run a credit check on any bidder. This will not affect any bidders’ SQ assessment or tender evaluation score.

— Following evaluation of the SQ and completion of the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), those selected to tender will be issued with the invitation to tender (ITT) document. Full sets of requirements will only be issued to bidders invited to tender, and who have completed and returned the NDA issued with the SQ.

• Stage 2: Invitation to tender

— The indicative date for tender documents to be issued is 10 November 2020. Those suppliers that pass the SQ, meet the objective criteria submit a signed Non-disclosure Agreement will receive the tender documentation.

— An event will be held approximately two weeks after the ITT issued date for all bidders invited to tender, in order to facilitate discussion and clarification questions that bidders may have. Responses to questions will be circulated to all invited bidders within 7 days of the event. The event will not form part of the evaluation process.

— The evaluation process will be in accordance with the evaluation criteria and scoring definitions within the specification. This will be conducted by independent evaluations followed by a moderation to form a consensus score for each criteria for each supplier.

— The indicative closing date for the tender submission is 22 December 2020.

Note: the successful tenderer once appointed, must:

• meet specified functional and non-functional requirements as evidenced in the tender returns;

• execution of business continuity and information security management plan following contract award;

• comply with the parliamentary protective marking scheme regarding the marking of information;

• provide site personnel to obtain relevant security clearances depending on role within the contract, but including CTC, SC and DV clearances.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of Justice

The Strand

London

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/09/2020

Current Notes