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  • 5 Cloud Vendors Receive Priority Designation for FedRAMP Security Reviews - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    5 Cloud Vendors Receive Priority Designation for FedRAMP Security Reviews

    The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s Joint Authorization Board is prioritizing five companies to undergo security reviews of cloud service offerings. Collabware, Deloitte, M.C. Dean, Merlin and PowerTrain are part of the FedRAMP Connect’s new roster that can work with the governing body toward completing the certification process, the program management office said Wednesday. […] More

  • CoreSite Receives NIST 800-53 Attestation for Data Center Controls - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CoreSite Receives NIST 800-53 Attestation for Data Center Controls

    CoreSite Realty has received attestation from an independent third-party assessment organization for data center controls that are relevant to a set of National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines. Schellman & Company conducted the NIST 800-53 assessment on the real estate investment trust's portfolio of 19 multitenant data centers, CoreSite said Wednesday.

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  • Adobe Receives FedRAMP ATO for Cloud SaaS Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Adobe Receives FedRAMP ATO for Cloud SaaS Platforms

    Adobe Systems has received permission through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s tailored baseline process to offer three of its cloud computing platforms to government customers. The company said Tuesday its agency authorization to operate covers the Adobe Creative Cloud for enterprise, Adobe Document Cloud and Adobe Sign, all of which were screened through the Adobe Common Controls Framework. […] More

  • Iron Mountain Unveils New Data Mgmt Facility in Arkansas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iron Mountain Unveils New Data Mgmt Facility in Arkansas

    Iron Mountain has opened an information management facility in Arkansas that is built to store up to 200,000 cubic feet of records and 260,000 data tapes for enterprise customers. The 23,000-square-foot building joins other local and regional Iron Mountain facilities that support data management, imaging and secure shredding operations, the company said Thursday. “We chose Little […] More

  • Iron Mountain Opens New Data Center in Northern Virginia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iron Mountain Opens New Data Center in Northern Virginia

    Iron Mountain has opened the first of four planned data centers in Northern Virginia built to help government agencies, enterprises and cloud service providers meet security and compliance requirements. The company said Friday that the new 165,000 square-foot, 10.5-megawatt multi-tenant and cloud facility in Prince William will house operations of pre-leased customers including Dell Technologies‘ […] More

  • Sera-Brynn Becomes Certified FedRAMP Third Party Assessor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sera-Brynn Becomes Certified FedRAMP Third Party Assessor

    Sera-Brynn has been accredited as an independent third party assessment organization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The 3PAO certification authorizes Sera-Brynn to evaluate cloud service providers’ compliance with FedRAMP requirements, the cybersecurity audit and advisory firm said Tuesday. Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn chief strategy officer, said the 3PAO designation will help the company expand its service […] More

  • Vormetric's Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateways Can Help Agencies Address Cloud Security Issues - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateways Can Help Agencies Address Cloud Security Issues

    Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, has said that cloud encryption gateways can help address security concerns on the delivery of agencies’  sensitive data to third-party cloud service providers. Lewandowksi wrote in guest piece published Monday on GCN he also believes cloud encryption gateways can help drive rapid deployment of cloud technology in the government. […] More

  • CloudPassage Gains FedRAMP Ready Status Under Fast-Track Cloud Provider Authorization Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CloudPassage Gains FedRAMP Ready Status Under Fast-Track Cloud Provider Authorization Program

    CloudPassage has secured a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Ready status under the first of a three-phase process that cloud service providers go through to receive an authorization to operate. CloudPassage said Wednesday it used the company’s Halo software-as-a-service platform to gain the designation through the FedRAMP Accelerated process. Halo is included on the FedRAMP marketplace for federal agencies and government contractors, […] More

  • BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BPM Accredited as FedRAMP Third-Party Assessment Organization

    BPM has received accreditation as a Third Party Assessment Organization that can conduct assessments of cloud service providers in accordance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Wednesday it will utilize previous assessment work by its information technology assurance group based on the International Organization for Standardization, Service Organization Control and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act […] More

  • Phil Horvitz Receives Executive Mosaic's Top CTO Executives Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Phil Horvitz Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top CTO Executives Award

    PHIL HORVITZ CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AECOM – MANAGEMENT SERVICES GROUP Phil Horvitz is chief technology officer and leads the Advanced Technology Office for AECOM“™s Management Services Group.  He is responsible for setting the information technology vision and strategy while fostering innovation, transformation, and efficiency.  Phil leads the development of next-generation technology offerings ranging from Cloud computing […] More

  • A2LA Accredits Sunera as Third-Party Cloud Assessor For FedRAMP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    A2LA Accredits Sunera as Third-Party Cloud Assessor For FedRAMP

    Sunera has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation to serve as a third-party assessment organization under the federal government’s cloud computing program. The company said Tuesday cloud service providers that aim to obtain Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification can now employ the help of Sunera’s subject matter experts and RMS compliance platform. “With so much overlap among security controls, […] More

  • FedRAMP Advocacy Group Proposes Overhaul of Govt Cloud Certification Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FedRAMP Advocacy Group Proposes Overhaul of Govt Cloud Certification Process

    A MeriTalk-formed industry advocacy group has developed a six-step plan that it believes the U.S. government should adopt to increase transparency and efficiency in the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. FedRAMP Fast Forward said Monday it crafted the proposal in a move to encourage the federal government to implement a “do-once-use-many” approach to assess and […] More

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