Cylance Approved as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Org; Stuart McClure Comments

Cylance_logoIrvine, Calif.-based software company Cylance has been accredited to carry out independent reviews of cloud computing technologies for federal agencies as part of the government-wide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

Cylance is now one of 33 companies to be certified as a FedRAMP program third-party assessment organization by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, Cylance said Tuesday.

“The Cylance mission is to protect every endpoint on the planet, and a key part of that mission is strong support for national cybersecurity efforts of the United States,“ said Cylance President and CEO Stuart McClure.

FedRAMP is intended as a standardized approach for the government to assess security of cloud products and manage authorization and continuous monitoring functions for cloud services.

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