GAO Sustains Protest Of Justice's ID Services Agreement

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has advised the Department of Justice to re-examine its awarding of a blanket purchase agreement for credential and access management services to LS3 Inc., according to a decision published earlier this month.

The GAO sustained a protest from NikSoft Systems Corp., rejecting the DOJ's contention that the company could not bring the protest because it had an organizational conflict of interest.

The protest centers on the establishment of a blanket purchase agreement for a one-year term and four one-year option periods....
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