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Datadog announces commitment to achieving FedRAMP High and Impact Level 5 authorizations

As government agencies accelerate their adoption of cloud technologies—particularly SaaS applications—they need to adhere to strict compliance and security standards. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) sets these standards for civilian federal agencies, while the Impact Levels laid out by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) in their Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide set guidelines for Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.


Critical Infrastructure Protection: Cybersecurity in the Public Sector

Protecting critical infrastructure has become an indispensable aspect of national security and public welfare. Critical infrastructure, encompassing essential systems such as power grids, transportation networks, water supply systems, and communication channels, forms the backbone of a nation’s economy, security, and health.


Keeper Security Government Cloud Lands Three ASTORS Homeland Security Awards

Keeper Security is excited to announce that our government solution, Keeper Security Government Cloud has been honored with three ASTORS Homeland Security Awards. The FedRAMP Authorized password and privileged access management platform was recognized for Best Cyber Security Solution, Best Privileged Access Security Solution and Best Cyber Encryption Solution at the annual ASTORS awards ceremony held in New York City.

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Becoming FedRAMP and StateRAMP Authorized Part 4: Can Continuous Monitoring Actually Give You a Leg Up?

Validating the security of your organization’s sensitive information at a single point in time with an annual risk assessment can be helpful, but what about the other 364 days of the year? If you have a cloud application and hope to sell your services to federal agencies, point-in-time assessments won’t be enough.

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2023 API Security Trends for Government and Public Sector

It’s no secret that government agencies have a tendency to work in silos. If you aren’t familiar with the phrase, it basically means they work in isolation from one another. And if that posed issues before 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic definitely laid bare the need for greater collaboration between public sector organizations – the type of collaboration made possible by application programming interfaces (APIs).


SecurityScorecard Achieves FedRAMP 'Ready' Designation

SecurityScorecard is proud to announce that it has achieved the Ready Designation under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). This designation demonstrates SecurityScorecard’s commitment to the rigorous security standards required by the U.S. government for cloud service providers, and it will enable the company to meet growing demand from U.S. federal agencies for its Third-Party Cyber Risk Management Platform. U.S.


The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) FAQ

FedRAMP, which stands for Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, is a U.S. government-wide program that standardizes the security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring processes for cloud products and services used by federal agencies. The goal of FedRAMP is to ensure the security of cloud-based systems and protect sensitive government data. Key objectives of FedRAMP include.


Secure Password and File Sharing for Federal and State Courts

U.S. court employees need to access dozens of systems and applications in order to complete their duties. These employees may also have access to Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which must be securely stored and managed with strict access controls. Court systems need a way for employees to easily and securely access systems, and share passwords and files among teams.

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Noname Leads the Way for API Security in the Federal ZT Journey

Over 18 months ago, a small group of us started a program to support the US federal government and the broader public sector with robust API security. Recognizing the major shifts in government cyber security, we focused on Zero Trust early. We wrote about it, talked about it, and evangelized on the importance of including API security in a ZT architecture. An early achievement was a detailed mapping of API security to the pillars of ZT over a year ago.