At Apex Consulting Services Group (Apex) , we specialize in the provision of Information Technology (IT) regulatory compliance, governance best practices and cyber security assessments/audits and implementation support services. We provide these services in a consulting capacity as well as staff augmentation for client organizations. Our seasoned team of professionals have provided these services for four (4) Department of Defense agencies, 36 civilian federal government agencies (or component agencies), 31 state and local government agencies, 19 not-for-profit organizations and 15 private sector companies. Included in our client roster are Defense Contract Management Agency, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Headquartered in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, we have nation-wide service delivery capability. Apex serves both public and private sector clients and meets the Small Business Administration (SBA) criteria as a Small Business in all its’ service areas (see below).

The expected date for (1) our GSA IT schedule 70 contract award and (2) Hubzone certification is July 2018.

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We provide the support services noted above in compliance with the following (1) federal government Acts and mandates and (2) industry best practices standards and guidelines.

Acts & Mandates:

∙ OMB Circular A-123 ∙ DoD’s Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR) ∙ Chief Financial Officers Act ∙ OMB Circular A-130 ∙ Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) ∙ DoD Instruction 8510.01 (Risk Management Framework for DoD) ∙ Privacy Act ∙ Sarbanes-Oxley… See More

Standards & Guidance:

∙ Federal Information System Controls Manual (FISCAM) ∙ Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) ∙ American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) ∙ Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Publications 199 and 200 ∙ NIST Special Publications 800-18, 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, 800-57… See More

Department of Defense Award for Excellence

Awarded by: Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)
To: Apex Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR) Information Technology implementation client: Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

Extract: “The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Service Provider Audit Readiness Team has made great strides towards achieving the Department’s goal for asserting Audit Readiness for the Statement of Budgetary Activity. The team has completed a full review of DCMA’s Contractor Pay policies and process flows related to financial statement reporting and system controls related to automated information systems. Many improvements to controls for financial business processes and automated information systems have been implemented, resulting in a more efficient DCMA Contract Management Operation…..was able to complete its assertion….a year early, with implementation of Corrective Action Plans and re testing well underway….”