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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.5

BD Assurity Linc
BD Assurity Linc Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: BD Assurity Linc is a remote service management software that can connect with compatible BD Flow Cytometers. This technology allows BD Bioscience technical support personnel to remotely troubleshoot problems and assist customers with system questions or problems by remotely monitoring diagnostic system data of the BD Flow Cytometer. This technology also allows for remote desktop sharing between BD Bioscience customers and BD Bioscience technical support personnel. This technology uses VeriSign Security Certified data transfer technology with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) for the connection between the user and BD Bioscience technical support personnel.

BD Assurity Linc sends remote monitoring diagnostic data to a database hosted by BD Biosciences.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 . The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.1
Decision Date: 01/17/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Becton, Dickinson and Company
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/17/2020).