Entries by Sarah Hensley

Could a 3PAO-sanctioned certification option help streamline the FedRAMP authorization process?

Acquiring a FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) is a mandatory requirement for cloud service offerings (CSOs) that hold federal data and are used by U.S. federal agencies. And as many cloud service providers (CSPs) have learned, it is a long and arduous process, largely dependent on a required relationship with a federal agency or the […]

Avenues to FedRAMP Authorization: Agency vs. JAB

As cloud service providers (CSPs) quickly learn when looking to provide solutions for federal government agencies, achieving a FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) is a mandatory requirement for cloud service offerings (CSOs) that hold federal data. Are government agencies your customers? Does your CSO meet the government’s critical mission needs? Will it improve the security, […]

FedRAMP for Government Use of Cloud Solutions: Is Your SaaS Organization Ready to Make the Commitment?

According to a 2020 survey of government IT decision-makers (including 200 federal employees), 91 percent of federal respondents report having “all, most, or some systems and solutions in the cloud.” The use of cloud solutions will undoubtedly grow as government agencies continue to retire their legacy applications and look to the rapidly growing catalog of […]