The preparation phase consists of two steps: Readiness Assessment and Pre-Authorization. The assessment organization submits a Security Assessment report. The provider creates a Plan of Action & Milestones.
What is FedRAMP?
Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, standardizes security assessment and authorization for cloud products and services used by U.S. federal agencies. FedRAMP offers four impact levels for services with different kinds of risk. They’re based on the potential impacts of a security breach in three different areas.
Why is it important?
FedRAMP is a Cybersecurity risk management program, for cloud goods and services that federal agencies utilize to store, process, and transport federal data in the cloud.
ControlMap can assist you in utilizing FedRAMP for increased business and competitive advantage.
What are the benefits of FedRAMP
ControlMap can make your FedRAMP process go smoothly if you're a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) who presently provides or wants to provide services to federal agencies. From readiness through authorization, we'll be there to help you through the FedRAMP process.
Provides your organization with the ability to do business with the Federal government.
Ensures you comply with the federal requirements for cloud services.
One FedRAMP assessment can satisfy multiple federal requirements.
Steps to FedRAMP authorization
The JAB or authorizing agency decides whether the risk as described is acceptable. If yes, they submit an Authority to Operate letter to the FedRAMP project management office. The provider is then listed in the FedRAMP Marketplace.
The provider sends monthly security monitoring deliverables to each agency using the service.
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