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CMMC – the New Protocol Droid for DoD Compliance
US DoD has been working to revise funding procurement procedures DFARS. Most important are regulations which mandate that defense contractors meet NIST SP 800-171 standard that deals with CUI.
FedRAMP at a Glance [Infographic]
Schellman has performed a third of FedRAMP assessed systems and is the #2 3PAO provider.
Rundown: The Cloudy Role of FedRAMP
On Wednesday July 17th, I had the distinct honor of providing the assessor perspective at a FedRAMP hearing held by the Subcommittee on Government Operations—a subset of the House Oversight Committee.
Webinar - FedRAMP Best Practices and Federal Compliance Updates
Join Schellman's Federal Practice Team as they take a step back to navigate through the more recent updates with FedRAMP and more broadly Federal Assessments.
NIST CSF 2018
The 2018 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework is an updated version of the first version published in 2014. Notably, the two versions of the...
CrowdStrike FedRAMP Case Study
FedRAMP: Three Stages of Vulnerability Scanning and their Pitfalls
Though vulnerability scanning is only one of the control requirements in FedRAMP, it is actually one of the most frequent pitfalls in terms of impact to an authorization to operate...
NIST Special Publication 800-171
Government security breaches seem to hit the news every other month—keep an eye on your investments—including potential breaches caused by contractors. What may be a surprise is the...
Clarifying the FedRAMP Penetration Test Requirements
As a Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO), Schellman regularly conducts FedRAMP assessments for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Included during these assessments is a penetration...
Could updated controls from NIST drive up cloud security costs?
Among the biggest complaints about the cloud security program known as the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) have been the cost for vendors and the time it takes...
Match on: FedRAMP vs. ISO 27001
Over the last few years, there has been a push to obtain cloud computing solutions at almost every turn. A plethora of companies continue to provide cloud services to their existing...
Work with Federal Agencies? What You Should Know About FedRAMP
FedRAMP – 5 Things CSPs Should Already Know
I am delighted that Schellman is now an accredited FedRAMP 3rd Party Assessment Organization (3PAO). This is a testament to our extensive experience in the cloud service provider (CSP) space and...
Prepping for FedRAMP – 5 Things CSPs to Note
Originally published on www.fedrampfastforward.com BrightLine works with many cloud service providers (CSPs) which have built successful business by providing services to the private sector. With...
Navigating the Federal Compliance Space - FedRAMP vs FISMA
Even if you aren’t selling to a government agency, it’s important to understand government regulations. The government is the largest single creator, collector, consumer and circulator...
Database Security and FedRAMP
Many cloud service providers (CSPs) are not fully addressing the database scanning requirements for FedRAMP and have questions related to database security and FedRAMP. This article details the...
FedRAMP and PCI – A Comparison of Scanning and Penetration Testing Requirements
Overview In the last 30 days, the FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) has published guidance for both vulnerability scanning and penetration testing. The updated guidance comes on the heels...
FedRAMP & Cloud Brokering – Changing How the DoD Does Business
Via: FCW.com The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessments, authorizations, and...
10 steps toward FedRAMP compliance