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AWS GovCloud (US) Backs Smartsheet Work Automation Platform in FedRAMP P-ATO Process; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2019 — Amazon Web Services' GovCloud (US) platform provided support to Smartsheet, developer of the cloud-based work organization and automation platform Smartsheet Gov, as the latter worked to secure a provisional authority to operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, GovCon Wire reported Aug. 30.

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Coalfire’s Federal Group Obtains CMMI Level 3 Rating; Bill Malone Quoted

Coalfire‘s federal arm has received a level 3 appraisal under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration program in recognition of standard business processes within the unit. The company said Wednesday Ace Guides reviewed Coalfire’s set of internal processes, procedures and practices that served as the basis for the rating. Bill Malone, …

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AWS Launches Program to Facilitate Authorization Process for Software Providers

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new program that seeks to help independent software vendors secure authority-to-operate certifications through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and other compliance programs. The ATO on AWS initiative aims to provide ISVs with tools, training, control implementation details and CloudFormation templates as well …

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Coalfire Federal’s Michael Pitcher: Third-Party Apps, Agents Can Help Agencies Perform Cloud-Based Continuous Monitoring

Michael Pitcher, vice president of technical cyber services at Coalfire’s federal business, has said government agencies should perform continuous monitoring operations in the cloud to protect cloud-based assets from cyber vulnerabilities. Pitcher wrote in a blog post published Friday that agencies should understand their continuous monitoring approach as the cloud …

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Vibrent Health SaaS Precision Medicine Platform Gets NIH Security Certification

Vibrent Health has obtained authorization from the National Institutes of Health to offer its software-as-a-service precision medicine platform to government and commercial customers. The authority to operate confirms that Vibrent’s Learning Health System meets government data security and privacy requirements, the company said Tuesday. The SaaS platform supports NIH’s AllofUs Research Program, a precision medicine …

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Veris Group Concludes FedRAMP High-Impact Level Assessment of 3 New AWS GovCloud (US) Services

Veris Group, which now operates under cyber risk management services provider Coalfire, has completed the review of three additional service offerings within Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud (US) platform as a third-party independent assessment organization for AWS under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. Coalfire said Tuesday the Amazon CloudWatch Logs, …

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VMware Mobility Mgmt Software Obtains FedRAMP ATO From Census Bureau; Bill Rowan Comments

The U.S. Census Bureau has granted VMware authority-to-operate approval under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer the company’s cloud-based enterprise mobility management platform in the public sector. The FedRAMP ATO designation is for the VMware AirWatch platform that works to help users manage, secure and remotely deliver mobile applications from cloud environments, the company said Thursday. Bill Rowan, …

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QTS Gets FISMA Authorization for Dallas-Fort Worth Data Center; Oliver Schmidt Comments

QTS has received a government authorization to operate its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas metropolitan region data center in recognition of the company’s compliance with data security requirements set by the Federal Information Security Management Act. FISMA third-party party assessment organization Coalfire conducted an audit of the colocation and data center services QTS offers through the DFW facility based …

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Christopher Grady: CGS Cloud Tool Gets FedRAMP OK to Host Gov’t Data

Clear Government Solutions has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer the company’ FedGRID cloud computing tool to federal agencies. The company said Tuesday that the board — which comprises officials from agencies such as the Defense Department, Department of Homeland Security and General Services Administration — awarded …

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