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McAfee Receives FedRAMP High Certification for Cloud Access Security Broker Platform

McAfee has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for a cloud security access broker platform designed to help federal customers protect data and applications in multicloud computing environments. The FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board granted provisional authority-to-operate approval to McAfee's MVISION Cloud offering at high level, the company said Thursday.

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Accenture Gets FedRAMP Provisional Authorization for Cloud-Based Analytics Platform

Accenture‘s federal services business has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board for a platform-as-a-service cloud offering. The Accenture Insights Platform for Government is a cloud-based tool that works to provide agencies with analytics, data access and visualization functionalities to help accelerate the development …

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FedRAMP Board Prioritizes 7 Cloud Firms for Provisional Authorization Process

Seven companies have gained priority status to work with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s Joint Authorization Board to obtain a provisional authority-to-operate for different cloud technology and service offerings. FedRAMP said Tuesday the seven cloud service providers were selected to participate in the FedRAMP Connect initiative based on government demand for …

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AWS Gets FedRAMP P-ATO Approvals for 9 New GovCloud (US) Services

Amazon Web Services has received provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s joint authorization board for nine services designed for use in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region platform. The board issued the P-ATO approvals after it evaluated AWS’ cloud service offerings against FedRAMP’s high-impact level security requirements, AWS said Wednesday. …

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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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FedRAMP Board Approves 3 New AWS GovCloud Services; Teresa Carlson Comments

Amazon Web Services has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s joint authorization board for three of the company’s GovCloud service offerings for U.S. government clients. The board issued high baseline certifications for AWS’ Relational Database Service for MySQL, Oracle, and PostgresSQL; Amazon CloudWatch Logs; and AWS CloudTrail, …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP Board Approval to Add 8 Services to Azure Govt Cloud’s P-ATO Certification Scope

Microsoft has added eight service offerings to the Azure Government cloud platform’s provisional authority-to-operate certification coverage under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Wednesday it secured clearance from FedRAMP’s Joint Authorization Board to add the services to the cloud’s P-ATO at the “high impact level.” The …

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Dell’s IaaS Cloud Offering Gets FedRAMP Provisional Authorization

Dell Services Federal Government has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud to public sector customers. FedRAMP JAB granted the Dell Cloud for US Government platform a moderate impact level P-ATO on Thursday. DCG is designed for federal, state, local and tribal agencies as well …

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QTS, Virtustream Enter Cloud Hosting & Compliance Services Partnership

QTS will host two Virtustream Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-compliant cloud platforms in QTS data centers in Texas and Virginia as part of a newly formed agreement between the two companies. QTS said Thursday it will also deploy Virtustream’s Viewtrust system, which works to provide risk identification, mitigation and compliance automation as part of …

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