Richard S. Carson & Associates is a veteran-owned management consulting firm. It helps businesses and government organizations in the total integration of information technologies, and is located in Bethesda, Md. Founded in 1979, the firm offers a range of information technology, management consulting and information assurance services. Richard S. Carson & Associates client list features the National Institutes of Health, Federal Trade Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Department of Homeland Security, Defense Information Systems Agency and General Services Administration. Its management consulting services include IT capital planning, program management, performance measurement, strategic plans and nuclear communications. Richard S. Carson & Associates information assurance services include risk assessments, remediation, security planning and compliance auditing.