Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program
FedRAMP is the U.S. government’s mandatory approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. FedRAMP is required for Federal Agency cloud deployments and service models at any risk impact level and is required to receive an Authority to Operate or Provisional Authority to Operate. Obtain security controls above the NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4 baseline that address the unique elements of cloud computing.
Auditor required to apply?
Yes. A third party assessment organization is required in most cases.
Federal, state, or industry requirement?
Yes. Mandatory for federal agency cloud deployments and service models at the low, moderate, and high-risk impact levels.
Why Seek FEDRAMP?
- Receive an Agency Authority to Operate.
- Conduct business with U.S. federal agencies.
- Meet requirements as a federal agency cloud deployment or service model.
- Establish confidence in the security of your services.
A Typical FedRAMP Engagement
Timeline: 3-6 months for initial certification
Project initiation and kickoff
Begin categorizing information system
Finish low-medium-high impact levels
Conduct a risk assessment
Research execution of security controls
Develop 33% of policies and procedures
Conduct incident response exercise
Develop 66% of policies and procedures
Provide 100% of policies and procedures
Provide 50% of FedRAMP Package
Test system with 3PAO or IA
Provide plan of action and milestones
Provide 100% of FedRAMP Package
Let’s get you on the right track.
Fill out the form to talk to a Neutral Partners expert about FEDRAMP, and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.
"*" indicates required fields