NetComm SaaS Platform Gets FedRAMP ATO From NIH

technology, cyber, cloud, computerThe National Institutes of Health has granted NetCommFederal Risk Authorization and Management Program certification that allows the company to implement its software-as-a-service platform to government organizations.

Netcomm said Jan. 28 the FedRAMP authority-to-operate certificate is for the company’s Beacon, a cloud computing SaaS designed to help agencies manage and secure workflows.

Veris Group audited the Beacon offering as an independent third-party assessment organization under FedRAMP.

Netcomm’s platform was evaluated against the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s third edition of SP 800-53 security controls, Veris said Thursday.

The cybersecurity firm also tested information system infrastructure, source codes, operating systems, databases and online applications for the Beacon cloud service.

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