Tag Archives: Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program

Mike Daniels: Google Secures Compliance Certifications for Cloud Services

Mike Daniels Global Public Sector VP Google Cloud

Mike Daniels, vice president of global public sector at Google Cloud, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the company has expanded its list of government and security compliance certifications for its cloud service offerings to address public sector requirements. One of those is the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program High certification for the company's Cloud DNS platform.

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Perspecta Accredited to Evaluate State, Local Government Cloud Offerings; Rocky Thurston Quoted

Rocky Thurston SVP Perspecta

Perspecta has been verified by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation as a third-party assessor of cloud products or services under the State Risk and Authorization Management Program. The ISO 17020:2012 accreditation permits Perspecta to conduct evaluations of cloud information technology offerings intended for state and local agencies, the company said Wednesday.

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Dana Barnes, SVP of Palo Alto Networks' Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Cloud Adoption & Digital Transformation

Dana Barnes SVP

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dana Barnes, senior vice president of the public sector with Palo Alto Networks, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for driving digital transformation and for his thought leadership across the technology and government contracting (GovCon) sectors. In Sept. 2020, Barnes was appointed as the senior vice president of U.S. public sector at Palo Alto Networks.

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Cloud Services Professional Joshua Cornutt Named CTO at ORock Technologies

Joshua Cornutt CTO ORock Technologies

Joshua Cornutt, an industry veteran with more than 10 years of cloud implementation and virtualization experience, has been appointed as chief technology officer at Reston, Virginia-based hybrid cloud services company ORock Technologies. ORock said Tuesday Cornutt will oversee the company's product development functions and technology delivery to federal and commercial customers.

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GSA FAS Commissioner Sonny Hashmi Receives First Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Sonny Hashmi Commissioner GSA FAS

Sonny Hashmi, commissioner of the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), has received his first Wash100 Award, the most respect award in all of government contracting (GovCon), after demonstrating his vision in the federal sector and leading the drive of technology transformation, acquisitions and massive contract awards that support the administration's key missions and the best interests of the U.S. 

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Zscaler Selects Telos Risk Management Tool to Support FedRAMP Compliance; Stephen Kovac Quoted

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

Zscaler has partnered with Telos to use the latter's Xacta cyber risk assessment tool to help automate deployment authorizations under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and Department of Defense. The team will execute a phased rollout process and integrate Xacta with Zscaler's System Security Plan to handle risk management activities for Zscaler's Z-OS variant of the Linux operating system, Telos said Wednesday.

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Merlin Ventures to Help Cybersecurity Startups Engage Public Sector Market

Merlin Ventures

Merlin Ventures has commenced an effort to help cybersecurity startup companies compete in the public sector's information technology market, which is valued at $200 billion. The investment arm of Merlin Cyber said Tuesday it will provide up to $5M of capital funding, cybersecurity engineering support and go-to-market infrastructure resources to help startups engage the public sector market.

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Tim Hurlebaus, President of CGI Federal, Receives Fourth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Tim Hurlebaus President CGI Federal

Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal, has received his fourth Wash100 Award of his career and has secured his 2021 Wash100 Award for driving growth initiatives, expanding enterprise services and technology implementation at CGI Group's federal services subsidiary. This marks the third consecutive year that Hurlebaus has received the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). 

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Microsoft Azure Government Now Offers 142 Services With FedRAMP’s High Provisional Authorization

Microsoft

Microsoft now has 142 cloud services certified with high provisional authorization to operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, which aims to standardize the security of cloud products used in the federal government. The company said in a blog post published Thursday its offerings under the Azure Government cloud work to boost the security and compliance of federal agencies.

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