Netherlands-The Hague: Training and expert services for cybercrime examinations and investigations

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Organisation: 
Main activities: 
Public Order and Safety
Type: 
Notice for additional information, information on incomplete procedure or corrigendum
Award criteria: 
Not specified
Published: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 00:00
Tender ID: 
2014/S 109-190946

Section I: Contracting authority

  • I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):

    Europol , attention: Europol — Procurement Office , Eisenhowerlaan 73 , 2517 KK The Hague , NETHERLANDS. Tel. +31 703531681 . Fax +31 703180808 . E-mail:

    Internet address(es):

    General address of the contracting authority: http://www.europol.europa.eu

    Further information can be obtained from:

    The abovementioned contact point(s).

    Applications must be sent to:

    The abovementioned contact point(s).

  • I.2) Type of the contracting authority:

    European institution/agency or international organisation.

  • I.3) Main activity:

    Public order and safety.

  • I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:

    The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no.

Section II: Object of the call for expressions of interest

  • II.1) Title attributed to the call for expressions of interest:

    Training and expert services for cybercrime examinations and investigations.

  • II.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:

    Services.

    Service category No: 27 Other services.

    Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance:

    The Hague, Netherlands.

    NUTS code: NL332.

  • II.3) Description of the field or fields covered by the call for expressions of interest:

    The call for expressions of interest will be used for the award of contracts for training services, expert advice, high-level consultancy and studies and expert speaker services in the area of cybercrime examination and investigation.

  • II.4) Information about lots:

    This call for expressions of interest is divided into lots: yes.

    Applications may be submitted for: 1 or more lots.

  • II.5) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • II.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    80533100, 72000000.

  • II.7) Additional information:

    This call for expressions of interest is used for the collection of lists of vendors conform to Article 136 of the rules of application — Commission delegated Regulation (EU) No 1268/2012 of 29.10.2012 on the rules of application of Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union (OJ L 362 of 31.12.2012).

Information about lots

Lot No: 1

Sub-list 1: Malware training and expert services

  • 1) Short description:

    This sub-list deals with training and expert services in malicious software (malware) analysis and how it operates, what functionality it is built on or in and what attacker-controlled domains or internet protocol addresses it communicates with. A possible sub-topic in this area is reverse engineering.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    72590000, 72260000.

  • 3) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • 4) Additional information about lots:

    To be included onto the list of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all services listed in Section 1) above. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

Lot No: 2

Sub-list 2: Computer forensics training and expert services

  • 1) Short description:

    This sub-list deals with training and expert services in finding legal evidence in computers and digital storage media. For information purpose, interested parties are informed that Europol currently uses a variety of tools such as, for instance, X-Ways Forensics and EnCase. Possible sub-topics to this area of expertise may include: live data forensics, memory forensics, file system forensics.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    72590000, 72600000, 72500000.

  • 3) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • 4) Additional information about lots:

    To be included onto the list of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all services listed in Section 1) above. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

Lot No: 3

Sub-list 3: Network forensics training and expert services

  • 1) Short description:

    This sub-list deals with training and expert services in relation to monitoring and analysing computer network traffic. Possible sub-topics to this area of expertise may include: network traffic analysis, log file analysis, intrusion detection.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    72700000.

  • 3) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • 4) Additional information about lots:

    To be included onto the list of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all services listed in Section 1) above. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

Lot No: 4

Sub-list 4: Internet investigation training and expert services

  • 1) Short description:

    This sub-list deals with training and expert services in relation to locating, gathering and analysing electronic evidence from various Internet sources. Possible sub-topics to this area of expertise may include: open source intelligence (OSINT), social media analysis and investigation, P2P networks.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    72400000.

  • 3) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • 4) Additional information about lots:

    To be included onto the list of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all services listed in Section 1) above. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

Lot No: 5

Mobile forensics training and expert services

  • 1) Short description:

    This sub-list deals with training and expert services in the recovery and investigation of material found in mobile devices. Possible sub-topics to this area of expertise may include: smart phones forensics (Android, Apple iOS or other), tablet forensics, hardware forensics (chip-off and JTAG techniques or other).

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

    64212000.

  • 3) Information about subcontracting:

    The subcontracting is accepted: yes.

    Maximum proportion: 100 %.

    Conditions for subcontracting:

    The conditions for subcontracting will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer.

  • 4) Additional information about lots:

    To be included onto the list of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all services listed in Section 1) above. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom a contract might be awarded:

    The legal form to be taken will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer. No minimum requirements apply for the inclusion of interested parties onto the list of vendors.

  • III.2) Economic and financial standing:

    The economic and financial standing will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer. No minimum requirements apply for the inclusion of interested parties onto the list of vendors.

  • III.3) Technical competence:

    The technical competence will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer. No minimum requirements apply for the inclusion of interested parties onto the list of vendors.

  • III.4) Professional competence:

    The professional competence will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer. No minimum requirements apply for the inclusion of interested parties onto the list of vendors.

Section IV: Procedure

  • IV.1) Type of procedure:

    Restricted.

  • IV.2) Grounds for exclusion:

    Applicants shall be excluded from participating in a contract if:

    (a) they are bankrupt, being wound up or have suspended business activities, their affairs are being administered by the court, they have entered into an arrangement with creditors or similar measures or are the subject of any proceedings of that nature, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations;

    (b) they have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional conduct by a judgment which is not open to appeal;

    (c) they have been guilty of grave professional misconduct;

    (d) they have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or taxes;

    (e) they are guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required by the authorising department.

  • IV.3) Selection criteria:

    The selection criteria will be detailed in the invitations to tender to be sent out to the vendors invited to submit an offer. No minimum requirements apply for the inclusion of interested parties onto the list of vendors.

  • IV.4) Administrative information

    • IV.4.1) File reference number:

      D/EC3/1419.

    • IV.4.2) Period of validity of the list resulting from this call for expressions of interest:

      Expiry date of the list resulting from the call for expressions of interest: 13.5.2019.

    • IV.4.3) Time limit for the submission of applications:

      13.2.2019.

    • IV.4.4) Language(s) in which applications may be submitted:

      Any EU official language.

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Presentation and submission of applications:

    Interested parties shall apply to be included onto the list of vendors by filling in a template application form available upon written request from the Europol Procurement Office (procurement@europol.europa.eu).

  • VI.2) Additional information:

    To be included onto the lists of vendors, it is not necessary that interested parties are able to provide all listed services. The capacity to provide 1 type of service is sufficient.

  • VI.3) Date of dispatch of this notice:

    14.5.2014.