TWM Associates, Inc. (TWM) is a Minority–Owned, Veteran-Owned, Small, and Disadvantaged Business that was founded in 1991. TWM is a System Engineering firm that specializes in Security and Information Assurance. Originally, TWM was founded to develop Cross-Domain solutions and security capabilities within several Operating Systems. The corporation evolved into developing Security Enterprise Governance Frameworks and producing Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) governance for the Department of Defense. Additionally, TWM worked with National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish A&A governance for the entire Federal Government. TWM began working on compliance activities and has built a Compliance business that extends into the large commercial accounting firms; regional accounting firms; information technology audits within the Offices of the Inspector General for several major Federal agencies; and other A&A compliance activities. Today, TWM has evolved into a business based on our three core competences: Security Engineering, Information Assurance (including IT Audit and Compliance), and Governance.