Look Before You Leap: The Value of FedRAMP Pre-Assessment

2022-02-04T14:18:32+00:00

By Corey Clements “The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.” FedRAMP could be described as an assessment. Therefore, a pre-assessment before the assessment might be considered redundant and unnecessary. But the reality [...]

Look Before You Leap: The Value of FedRAMP Pre-Assessment2022-02-04T14:18:32+00:00

5 Things to Look for in Choosing a 3PAO

2022-02-04T14:13:19+00:00

By Corey Clements In my recent post, “Look before You Leap: The Value of FedRAMP Pre-Assessment,” I compared earning FedRAMP authorization to climbing Mt. Everest. Both require the assistance of an experienced guide, in addition to independent preparation. While I enjoy hiking, I’ve never attempted to summit Mt. Everest. (The 2015 film by Icelandic director [...]

5 Things to Look for in Choosing a 3PAO2022-02-04T14:13:19+00:00

Faster FedRAMP: Preparing for RAR Success

2022-02-04T14:12:01+00:00

By Jamie Graf What is a RAR? A FedRAMP Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) demonstrates a cloud service provider’s (CSP) capability to meet FedRAMP security requirements, and that they are ready to begin the FedRAMP authorization process. The RAR describes the CSP’s security and organizational processes, focusing on key capabilities rather than documentation. It is designed [...]

Faster FedRAMP: Preparing for RAR Success2022-02-04T14:12:01+00:00

Get Smart on FIPS 140-2 Validation for FedRAMP

2022-02-04T19:06:42+00:00

By Corey Clements As a certified third-party assessment organization (3PAO), SecureIT has wide-ranging experience with the issues and challenges that cloud service providers (CSPs) encounter as they prepare for FedRAMP assessments. One area that generates lots of questions is FIPS 140-2 validated encryption. FIPS 140-2 stands for Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, a security standard [...]

Get Smart on FIPS 140-2 Validation for FedRAMP2022-02-04T19:06:42+00:00
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