Tag Archives: CSP

Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac on Interim TIC 3.0 Telework Guidance’s Telemetry Data Requirement

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued interim Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 telework guidance and Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government  at Zscaler, said the document requires cloud service providers to submit telemetry data to the National Cybersecurity Protection System’s EINSTEIN team, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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Criterion Unveils Cybersecurity Compliance & Risk Management Platform for Federal Agencies

Criterion Systems has launched a platform designed to help federal agencies develop and field cybersecurity and privacy programs. CyberScale is a cyber compliance and risk management platform for customers to identify and assess a CS&P program’s risk using the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, the company said Tuesday.

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VMware to Acquire Dell EMC’s Service Assurance Tech Suite

Dell Technologies‘ VMware subsidiary has agreed to buy a Dell EMC software suite designed to provide communication service providers with root cause analysis management and assurance tools as they launch services on existing and 5G networks. VMware said Thursday it will integrate the Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite offering into its network functions virtualization …

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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 …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Agencies Need Exit Strategy to Streamline Transition Across Multiple Cloud Services

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware, told MeriTalk in an interview published Tuesday that federal agencies should have an exit strategy that would enable them to transition applications from one cloud service provider to another in order to facilitate the migration process and minimize disruption. “Every time I move from …

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Securityminders’ George Moraetes: Risk Assessment Could Help Evaluate Cloud Providers for FedRAMP Compliance

George Moraetes, vice president, chief security officer and architect at Securityminders, has said federal agencies should take several measures to evaluate cloud service providers for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and one of those is through cloud risk assessment. Moraetes wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on …

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Cisco’s Larry Payne: FedRAMP ‘Tailored’ Reduces Security Control Requirements for Low-Impact Cloud Services

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s new “tailored” baseline process is designed to accelerate security assessments and certification of cloud service providers with software-as-a-service platforms, Cisco‘s Larry Payne wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday. Payne, vice president of public sector sales at Cisco, said the FedRAMP Tailored program seeks to reduce from 125 to 36 …

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Datapipe to Provide Azure Support for Govt Clients Through Microsoft Partnership

Datapipe has started to offer managed services to public-sector customers of the Microsoft-built Azure Government platform. Datapipe said Wednesday it can now sell integrated offerings, provide direct billing and and help customer agencies manage cloud environments through Microsoft’s Azure Government Cloud Solution Provider program. Tom Keane, general manager of Microsoft Azure Government, said the …

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Avtex to Offer Agencies Hosted Azure Services Via Microsoft CSP Program

Avtex has joined Microsoft‘s Cloud Solutions Provider program to market and support hosted Azure services for public sector customers. Microsoft’s Cloud Solutions Provider program for Azure Government offers an opportunity for member companies to help government clients address mission requirements with the cloud computing platform, Avtex said Monday. Tom Keene, general manager for Microsoft …

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Microsoft’s Cloud-Based CRM Platform Gets FedRAMP Board OK Via Accelerated Authorization Process

Microsoft has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s joint authorization board for the company’s cloud-based customer relationship management software offering for public sector clients. The company said Thursday its Dynamics CRM Online Government platform has been granted P-ATO at moderate level through the FedRAMP Accelerated process that works to expedite the CSP certification timeline …

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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 …

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