Qualifications and Certifications

Qualifications and Certifications

Authority to Operate (ATO)

PSG holds requisite ATO’s for Video and Cyber networking solutions. The official management decision issued by a designated accrediting authority (DAA) or principal accrediting authority (PAA) to authorize operation of an information system and to explicitly accept the residual risk to agency operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), agency assets, or individuals.

Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

PSG Global has conducted a basic self-assessment of the NIST SP 800-171 controls using the DoD Assessment Methodology and submitted resulting scores to the Department of Defense (DoD) “Supplier Performance Rating System (SPRS).  PSG is operating under a Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) toward completing our Level 3 Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Hardened product platform – DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency), STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guide), Security Audits & Test Results. Covers asset protection levels 1-4 plus Nuclear applications to include platform specific integrations. Information Assurance & Cyber Security Compliance Certification (replaced DIACAP), required by IA.

Security Forces Approved Products Listing (APL)

Priority Level 1 (Nuclear) – currently only video management solution to pass testing standards at this level. Integrated Base Defense Security System (IBDSS) Qualification & Performance Certification

Security Forces Approved Products Listing (APL)

Integrated Base Defense Security System (IBDSS) Qualification & Performance Certification Priority Level 1 through 4

TAA Compliance

PSG adheres to the TAA Compliance requirement for goods and services.  TAA compliance requires goods and services are manufactured or substantially transformed in the United States or manufactured in a TAA-designated country.  A TAA-designated country is a nation with which the U.S. maintains a trade agreement and regards as a reliable or acceptable procurement source.

NDAA Compliance

PSG adheres to the National Defense Authorization Act 2019 (NDAA), a United States federal law which specifies the budget, expenditures and policies of the U.S. Department of Defense.  The NDAA 2019 Section 889, prohibits the U.S. government from procuring video and telecommunication equipment from certain Chinese companies and their subsidiaries.

TUV SUD 60950-1

UL-60950-1 equivalent for safety Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL) Product Safety Certification

TUV SUD Manufacturing Process

ISO equivalent manufacturing & processing Nationally Recognized Test Laboratory (NRTL) Product Quality & Process Certification

FIPS 140-2

Federal Information Processing Standard- Combines Encryption with Configuration Management and Physical Security. “”Cryptographic Module Specification: Level 3, – Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3, EMI/EMC: Level 3, – Design Assurance: Level 3 Cryptographic Module Specification: Level 3, – Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3, EMI/EMC: Level 3, – Design Assurance: Level 3

FIPS 197- Sixteen different certifications

FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard). Approved algorithms: AES (Certs. #3924 and #3926); CVL (Cert. #780); DRBG (Certs. #1134 and #1135); HMAC (Certs. #2549 and #2550); KTS (AES Cert. #3924 and HMAC Cert. #2549); KTS (Triple-DES Cert. #2153 and HMAC Cert. #2549; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); RSA (Cert. #2004); SHS (Certs. #3234 and #3235); Triple-DES (Cert. #2153) Required Encryption, Digital Signing, Secure Hashing, Random Bit Generation, Random Bit Generation, Secure Authentication, Key generation for certification of cryptographic modules for use in certain Federal Projects.

United States Patent 9,432,390 B2

Scene Authentication Methods and Systems Unique and Innovative approach for the Protection, Authentication and Validation of Video Signaling over IP Networks.

ONVIF- Open Network Video Interoperability Forum

Open Standard for IP Video Device and System Interfaces, Integration & Interoperability Certification – standardized protocol for video data transfer.

SEIWG-ICD – Security Equipment Integration Working Group

XML Interface Specification: ICD-0100, 0101A and 0101B compliance DOD Agencies Integration & Interoperability Certification and Standards

DoD Security + CE IAT Level II Certification

Information Assurance and Technical Certifications, DOD Directive 8570.1 Contractual requirement and personnel certification for interfacing with DOD systems.

DoD Security IAM Level III (CISSP)

Information Assurance Management, DoD Directive 8570.1. Required Certification for Information Assurance networking and management.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certifications

Provides professional staffing Certification for managing programs. Professional Personnel Industry Certification for managing programs.

Organization Functional Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Company Wide – Standard Operating Procedures. Provides internal set of Company Wide Standards, Guidelines, Policies, Procedures and Specifications for operational management.

DoD Security GSA ICAM PAC Certification System Engineering and Design

GSA PAC Certification supporting Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) 084 – SIN 246.60.5 Security System Integration, Design and SIN 246.35.7 Management and Life Cycle Support. As listed in IDManagement.gov for Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS (CSEIP). DoD Security personnel certification for Federal Access Control Systems Engineering and Design.

GSA – 084 Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facilities and Management

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) 084: Multiple SINs – including 246.60.5 Security System Integration, Design and SIN 246.35.7 Management and Life Cycle Support. DUNS – 080544172, Cage Code – 7TSW3. Program provides certified corp. capabilities supporting value based (best pricing) under pre-negotiated pricing tiers and terms to direct Federal Government customers.

Small Business

Small Business Status. Qualification for Small Business Set Aside Business Opportunities.


Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing


Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing


Other Communications Equipment Manufacturing

334290 & 334310

Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing


Automatic Environmental Control Manufacturing for Residential, Commercial, and Appliance Use


Engineering Services


Custom Computer Programming Services

561621 & 541690   

Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) (Primary Code)     


Security consulting services 
Conducting research and experimental development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences