The Slandala Company was recently established, but our staff has more than 25 years of Information Assurance experience addressing the entire IT lifecycle:

Requirements Specification
Our staff has developed, documented and tracked IT system requirements for developing systems and throughout the system life cycle. We have provided similar services for security specific efforts, including Common Criteria evaluations and NSA's Functional Security Requirements Specification (FSRS). We have provided this type service for clients like:

The United States Navy
The United States Air Force
The United States Patent and Trademark Office

Design, Engineering and Implementation Support
Our staff has acted both as the developing engineers or as representatives of the project management office. We have provided architectures, development documentation, build scripts, engineering analyses, and lab studies. We have built systems, and have often been called on to address the additional assurance requirements typical of security systems. We have provided this type service for clients like:

The Department of Defense
The Department of State
The Department of Energy
The National Security Agency
The Department of Homeland Security

Security Design Evaluation
In addition to design support, our staff has provided security specific guidance for the development of embedded security functions and security systems. This has included acting as the sanctioned agent of the government for this purpose. We have provided this type service for:

The National Security Agency
The United States Navy

Operations and Maintenance
Our staff has provided the operations and maintenance support for several systems, including upgrades, software patching and updates, user support, troubleshooting, and system updates. We have provided or updated system documentation and supported the activities required to roll new systems out to a large-scale user community. We have provided this type service for clients like:

The Department of State
The Department of the Treasury
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Department of Justice

Certification and Accreditation Support
Our staff has developed the complete set of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation required for the Certification and Accreditation process, and have often been required to support the Certification and Accreditation process for clients with extremely compressed schedules. We have provided this type service for:

The Department of Commerce
The Department of State
The United States Navy

IT and Information Assurance Auditing
Our staff has supported both sides of the auditing process. In some cases we have acted as the auditor to provide third-party assurance of requirements compliance for IT systems; in other cases, we have provided critical support in assisting a client through the audit process, identifying and addressing issues before and during the audit. We have also acted as the official witness for the implementation of high-assurance systems that require a third-party observer for the actual build. We have provided this type service for clients like:

The Defense Information Systems Agency
The Department of the Treasury
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Department of Justice
The Department of State

Training
Our staff has provided training, typically in the implementation, use and evaluation of security functions and systems. We have provided this type service for clients like:

The United States Navy
The Defense Information Systems Agency
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The National Security Agency

Policy Development and Documentation
Our staff has developed operational and procedural guidance and policy supporting security assurance and compliance with organizational and higher-level directives. We have provided this type service for clients like:

The Defense Information Systems Agency
The Department of State
The Department of the Treasury
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Department of Justice
The Department of Energy
United States Patent and Trademark Office