|Notice Type:||Emergency Procurement|
|Notice Expiration Date:||07/27/2015|
|Emergency Justification:||On January 5, 2015, the Illinois State Police (ISP) Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) was partially disabled due to a security breach involving a computer virus. One of the AFIS servers was impacted and has been taken offline. The AFIS is currently operating in a reduced capacity and without the necessary backup communication piece with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The impacted server uses a Windows 2000 operating system that is outdated, unsupported by Microsoft, and vulnerable to attack. This server must be replaced with a new server with a supported operating system in order to bring the AFIS back to full functionality and guard against a reoccurrence. This viral attack temporarily left the State without the ability to send and receive responses on criminal history checks with the FBI and without backup for communication with all fingerprint searches. The State is currently functioning with only the primary communication system which is already overburdened dealing with multiple communications between the AFIS system and the Criminal History Records Indexing system. The purchase of a new server with a modern operating system will provide additional security protection and restore the full AFIS functionality.|
In order to properly secure the entire AFIS from this type of security breach, the ISP must also immediately update the 31 fingerprint examiner workstations that connect to the AFIS. These workstations currently utilize Windows XP operating systems. The Windows XP operating system is unsupported and their continued use is in violation of ISP and FBI security requirements. Continued use of these outdated and unsupported workstations exposes the AFIS to additional avoidable security risks.
It is imperative the ISP bring the AFIS back up to its full functionality including the backup communication piece as quickly as possible. Currently, the AFIS is at risk of complete system failure due to an avoidable security threat. The ISP AFIS is critical to the public safety of the citizens of this state. The AFIS is used to biometrically identify individuals for criminal justice and non-criminal justice background checks. The ISP has a statutory obligation to provide these services.
|Accordance with Admin Rule:||Danger to public health/safety, Ensure integrity of state records, Minimize serious disruption to critical state services that affect health, safety, or collection of substantial state revenues|
|Professional & Artistic:||No|
|Small Business Set-Aside:||No|
|Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:||No|
|Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:||No|
|Total Amount of Award:||$250,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)|
|Estimated/Actual Value Description:||The estimated cost includes server, software licenses and 31 workstations.|
|Length of Initial Term:||3|
|Contract Begin Date:||01/08/2015 |
|Contract End Date:||04/08/2015 |
|Renewal Terms:||0 |