Trissential’s client is a $10 billion manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies. To comply with U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) regulations and tight deadlines around supplier data security, the client launched the “Information Assurance” (IA) program. For a recent DoD deadline, the IA program team was responsible for moving 22 projects through the Organization, Definition, Development and Implementation phases in less than six months.
Trissential provided program management around the IA plan of action, which contained both simple and complex projects. Working from strict guidelines defined by the National Institute of Standards and Technologies, the IA program tightened company data security through:
All 22 projects in the IA program were successfully completed by the required deadline, resulting in a secured contract with the DoD. The IA program is now an ongoing initiative for the client and has become a competitive differentiator for new contract bids. The team continues to improve procedures and methods to assure confidentiality, integrity and availability of important information.