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Securing Cloud Services

For the Federal Government

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®) provides a standardized approach to security authorizations for Cloud Service Offerings.

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Cloud Service Providers

Provide your Cloud Service Offering to the federal government

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Federal Agencies

Adopt innovative cloud services to meet your agency’s mission needs

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Act as a third party to perform initial and periodic security assessments

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FedRAMP Authorization Process

There are two ways to authorize a Cloud Service Offering (CSO) through FedRAMP, through an individual agency or the Joint Authorization Board (JAB).

Federal Agency Process JAB Authorization Process Federal Agency Readiness Assessment Federal Agency Pre Authorization Federal Agency Full Security Assessment Federal Agency Authorization Process JAB FedRamp Connect JAB Readiness Assessment JAB Full Security Assessment JAB Authorization Process

Note: Readiness Assessment is required for the JAB Process and is optional but highly recommended for the Agency Process.

FedRAMP at a Glance