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File #: 18-0938    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 9/7/2018 In control: Procurement Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action: 9/20/2018
Title: Issue a purchase order to the DePaul University, pursuant to the Terms of Master Agreement 17-RFP-34, to conduct Comp TIA Security and Certification Prep with Exam Training for 20 employees, in a total amount not to exceed $39,500.00, Account 101-25000-601100 and 101-27000-601100 Requisition 1501344

TRANSMITTAL LETTER FOR BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON PROCUREMENT

 

Mr. John P. Murray, Acting Executive Director

 

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Issue a purchase order to the DePaul University, pursuant to the Terms of Master Agreement 17-RFP-34, to conduct Comp TIA Security and Certification Prep with Exam Training for 20 employees, in a total amount not to exceed $39,500.00, Account 101-25000-601100 and 101-27000-601100 Requisition 1501344                    

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Dear Sir:

 

Authorization is requested to issue a purchase order to DePaul University to conduct Comp TIA Security and Certification Prep with Exam SY0-501 training for 20 employees in the Information Technology Department.  The terms of the Master Agreement with DePaul University, approved by the Board of Commissioners on December 21, 2017, provide for a cost not to exceed $39,500.00. 

 

The Comp TIA Security training provides baseline skills required to perform core security functions including mitigating threats, cryptography, authentication systems, messaging security, user and role-based security, public key infrastructure, access security, ports and protocols, network security, wireless security, remote access security auditing, logging, and monitoring, vulnerability testing, organizational security, and business continuity. This course also offers the SY0 exam to test and certify for official certification. This is a five-day course and training will be completed by December 20, 2018.

 

In view of the foregoing, it is recommended that the Director of Procurement and Materials Management be authorized to issue a purchase order to DePaul University, under the terms and conditions of Master Agreement 17-RFP-34, in an amount not to exceed $39,500.00.

 

Funds are available in Account 101-25000-601100 and 101-27000-601100.

 

Requested, John H. Sudduth, Director of Information Technology, JS:SK

Recommended, Darlene A. LoCascio, Director of Procurement and Materials Management

Respectfully Submitted, Barbara J. McGowan, Chairman Committee on Procurement

Disposition of this agenda item will be documented in the official Regular Board Meeting Minutes of the Board of Commissioners for September 20, 2018