RFI - Defensive Cyber Operations Project (W6369-17DE25/B)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/06/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Wight, Patti
Contact email
Contact phone
(819) 420-1757 ( )
Contact fax
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Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
8C2, Place du Portage
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Update to Request for Information (RFI):

Public Services and Procurement Canada and the Department of National Defence would like to thank all those that have participated in this Request for Information.  The information and feedback provided by industry has been of great assistance.

Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of The Department of National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces, would like to notify industry that the Defensive Cyber Operations - Decision Support Project (DCO-DS) and the Cyber Security Awareness Project (CSA) have been formally combined into a single project: the Cyber Defence – Decision Analysis and Response Project (CD-DAR).  

Please be advised a new RFI for CD-DAR will be posted on buyandsell in early 2020.  The purpose of the CD-DAR RFI will be to provide suppliers with an overview of the project scope and the intended procurement process which will include an Invitation to Qualify.  Suppliers will be asked, through the CD-DAR RFI to provide feedback on a draft ITQ.  

Note: to ensure the greatest visibility to industry the draft ITQ will also be posted separately on buyandsell.

National Security Exception (NSE) Notice:
All aspects of this RFI and any resulting solicitation or contract are subject to the national security exception and are, therefore, excluded from all of the obligations of the trade agreements.

We ask that questions regarding CD-DAR be held until the CD-DAR RFI and draft ITQ are posted as questions and answers will not be publically posted before that time.  Enquires may be directed to:

Patti Wight
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Place du Portage III, 8C2 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5


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Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-12-19
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-12-19
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-01-18
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-01-18
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-02-22
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2018-03-01
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2018-03-01
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2018-03-15
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2018-03-15
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2018-04-04
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2018-04-04
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2018-04-26
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2018-04-26
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.E26594.EBSU007.PDF007English- 2020-06-08
ABES.PROD.PW__QE.B049.F26594.EBSU007.PDF007French- 2020-06-08

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