Posts Tagged: FedRAMP

Selecting a 3PAO with assessors that have the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

The CCSK is NOT meant to be a substitute for other certifications in information security, audit and governance. The CCSK augments other credentialing programs like the CISSP, CAP, CSSLP, etc. However, the CCSK does provide a valuable selector for organizations such as federal agencies, cloud service providers (CSPs), and even cloud customers seeking to evaluateRead… Read more »

So what is the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) anyway?

In July 28, 2010, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), with support from many within the industry, launched “the industry’s first user certification program for secure cloud computing.” Since the initial set of early adopters, which include over 80 professionals across the world with different backgrounds and specialties, the CCSK has continued to show broad acceptanceRead… Read more »

NOAA Transitions to the Cloud

By Doug Krueger Originally posted on Federal Blue Print In response to the Office of Management and Budget’s directive that all agencies must move at least three services to the cloud by May 2012, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has officially completed its transition to a cloud-based Google email system. As the largestRead… Read more »

Refined Priorities: OMB’s New IT Leaders Step Forward

Over at the Business of Government blog, Dan Chenok posted this article: Last week, the Office of Management and Budget rolled out their information technology (IT) initiatives for the coming year. Led by new Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Steve VanRoekel, supported by his staff under Deputy Lisa Schlosser, the plans represent continuity of muchRead… Read more »