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FedRAMP Accelerated

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On Monday, the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) brought together over 400 cloud services providers (CSPs), third party assessors (3PAOs), and federal officials at GSA’s headquarters and via livestream to unveil FedRAMP Accelerated, a new
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The Evolution of FedRAMP

The Evolution of FedRAMP | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
As we approached our fourth year of helping agencies secure the cloud solutions they use, we here at FedRAMP undertook a comprehensive outreach effort to learn as much as possible about how we’re meeting your needs. In response to your feedback, we’re shifting our efforts to scale the things we’re d
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FedRAMP authorization process changes, 'high' security baseline pilot in the works

FedRAMP authorization process changes, 'high' security baseline pilot in the works | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The General Services Administration-led program that aims to speed up and standardize agencies' security assessments for cloud computing technology plans to roll out major changes in the coming weeks and months.
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FedRAMP seeks easier way for CSPs to show ongoing compliance

FedRAMP seeks easier way for CSPs to show ongoing compliance | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
FedRAMP hopes the continuous monitoring pilot will encourage more agencies to participate in the authorization process.
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Final draft of standards for highly sensitive data in the cloud released

Final draft of standards for highly sensitive data in the cloud released | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
FedRAMP offered vendors one last chance to comment on security controls for what is known as the high impact baseline.
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What's coming from FedRAMP, 18F and USAJobs -- FCW

What's coming from FedRAMP, 18F and USAJobs -- FCW | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
GSA's Phaedra Chrousos discussed a wide range of possible revamps at a recent gathering of contract professionals.
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Mr. FedRAMP: Understand your data before you move to cloud

Mr. FedRAMP: Understand your data before you move to cloud | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
At the Red Hat Government Symposium, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich said even as agencies are mixing in cloud instances with their legacy systems, they are struggling with what data they have and where it's appropriate to put that data.
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Managing the unseen threats to your enterprise -- Washington Technology

Who owns risk management at your company? The simple answer is everyone, but nothing is that simple. Here are four principles that can help you understand risk and how to mitigate the threats faced by your enterprise.
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DHS pushes agencywide cloud buying plan -- FCW

DHS pushes agencywide cloud buying plan -- FCW | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The Department of Homeland Security is building a cloud acquisition strategy to allow its many components to buy secure cloud services from CSPs and resellers.
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Army PEO-EIS takes on toughest IT modernization tasks - FederalNewsRadio.com

Army PEO-EIS takes on toughest IT modernization tasks - FederalNewsRadio.com | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
Army’s Program Executive Office-Enterprise Information System is taking on one of the most difficult technology upgrades and finding success
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FedRAMP Board Clears Datapipe’s Govt Cloud Service Offering | ExecutiveBiz

FedRAMP Board Clears Datapipe’s Govt Cloud Service Offering | ExecutiveBiz | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
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Matt Goodrich: Status check for FedRamp's cloud services program

Matt Goodrich: Status check for FedRamp's cloud services program | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program (Fed-RAMP) is finding its footing in providing access to authorized vendors to provide cloud services.
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Coming soon: A bigger, faster FedRAMP

Coming soon: A bigger, faster FedRAMP | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The people behind the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program have heard the chorus of opinions and are ready to make major changes to the way cloud service providers interact with government agencies.
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FedRAMP high is coming soon -- FCW

FedRAMP high is coming soon -- FCW | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The federal government's cloud authorizing program is getting set to approve services for high-impact applications and data.
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New cyber bill mandates 20+ reports from executive branch

New cyber bill mandates 20+ reports from executive branch | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
Buried deep within the nearly 150 pages of legislation devoted to the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, there are more than twenty reports Congress is demanding from a host of different agencies and offices.
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Three Government IT Insights for Data Center Providers | Data Center Knowledge

Three Government IT Insights for Data Center Providers | Data Center Knowledge | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
As more and more government offices go digital, data center providers must be there with the security and availability to offer vital services to citizens and public offices, from the local level up to federal programs. Read More
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Carahsoft: FedRAMP Helps Level the Playing Field for Cloud IT Firms

Carahsoft: FedRAMP Helps Level the Playing Field for Cloud IT Firms | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
Carahsoft has observed that businesses certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program are able to compete on a
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FedRAMP and the future of public-sector cloud security

FedRAMP and the future of public-sector cloud security | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The cloud allows federal agencies to process data faster, store it more efficiently, and access it on demand. But, historically, cloud adoption in government has proven difficult.Today, FedRAMP -- the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program -- go
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U.S. CIO Says Cloud Providers Offer Best Data Security - The CIO Report - WSJ

Tony Scott, the federal government's top IT official, said cloud providers have the incentive, skills and abilities to “do a much better job of security than any one company or any one organization can probably do."
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FedRAMP's new evangelist preaches 'One Team, One Dream'

FedRAMP's new evangelist preaches 'One Team, One Dream' | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
FedRAMP adviser Ashley Mahan officially joined the program office on Oct. 21.
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18F’s New Platform Aims to Simplify Move to Cloud | FedTech Magazine

The GSA’s digital services team wants to help agencies transition to cloud computing. 
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GSA goes open source for its integrated acquisition platform

GSA goes open source for its integrated acquisition platform | fedramp3pao | Scoop.it
The General Services Administration plans to completely open source its project to build an integrated platform of the federal government's 10 major IT systems related to awards and acquisition.
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Datapipe Expands Government Solutions to Offer Joint Authorization Board (JAB) Provisional ATO FedRAMP Cloud Solutions | HostReview.com

Datapipe, a leader in secure managed hosting and cloud solutions for the enterprise and government, today announced it has been granted a Provisional
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