FedRAMP Articles

FedRAMP Weekly Tips & Cues – July 25, 2018

This week, FedRAMP published two tips for Cloud Service Providers(CSPs): Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) TIP: To access the document that lists all of the cryptographic modules that have been submitted for evaluation and are currently in process, please visit: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/inprocess.html The title of the document is “Cryptographic Module Validation Program FIPS 140-2 Modules In Process List“...

FedRAMP Weekly Tips & Cues – January 17, 2018

This week, FedRAMP published two questions and answers for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs): Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) Q: What is the relationship between continuous monitoring and continuous diagnostics & mitigation (CDM) and ongoing authorization? A: The FedRAMP and CDM monitoring requirements are both based on NIST Special Publication 800-137 guidance for implementing an Information Security Continuous Monitoring...

FedRAMP Weekly Tips- December 14, 2017

This week, FedRAMP published two questions and answers. One for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and one for Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs): Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) Q: How should a CSP address platform scope within the System Security Plan (SSP)? A: There are multiple platforms/platform groups in a system as identified by the inventory. A platform has...

FedRAMP Weekly Tips- December 7, 2017

This week, FedRAMP published two questions and answers. One for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and one for Third Party Assesment Organizations (3PAOs): Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) Q: I referenced a document in my System Security Plan (SSP), but did not provide the referenced document because it contains proprietary or sensitive information. How will this affect my...