Posts Tagged: FedRAMP

Improving Data Quality: Empowering Decision-Makers with Meaningful Information

Today’s leaders rely heavily on data-driven decision making to solve complex problems that have a direct impact on their businesses and their missions. Stakeholder concerns regarding the successful operation of their organization typically revolve around so much more than just data quality that it’s oftentimes overlooked. In reality, data quality is one of the most… Read more »

Is Federal Information Security Better or Worse off Than a Year Ago?

That’s the question (ISC)2, a nonprofit education and certification organization, posed to more than 1,800 federal security professionals for its 2015 global workforce study. Nearly half of those surveyed — 47 percent — said government information security has not improved. A small but growing number of professionals —17 percent — said federal security is worse… Read more »

11 Important Things to Know About FedRAMP

FedRAMP, the Federal Risk and Authorization Program, is a risk management program aimed at assessing the security of cloud computing products and services, building security consistency across federal cloud computing platforms, reducing duplicative efforts, and reducing cost inefficiencies. In establishing FedRAMP, the federal government intended to help support and increase the adoption of cloud computing… Read more »

Sunny Skies For Cloud Services

Users, for a while, had mixed feelings toward cloud services. Cloud could be seen as a burden to adopt in government agencies and an overall security risk. However, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) helps address these problems. At first, the FedRAMP system received lukewarm reviews. However, in light of a recent revamp… Read more »