Pre-Package Preparation

Ensuring Secure Cloud Computing

Have you or your business found yourself in need of some expert assistance navigating the FedRAMP accreditation process? If so, you are not alone and the challenges and expense associated with accreditation are seemingly endless. In 2002, the Federal government implemented the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the IT world has never been the same. In 2011, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) was established to provide a risk management framework for Cloud Computing resources. While both FISMA and FedRAMP are both based on similar guidance documents and philosophies, the roads to accreditation are vastly different. Here are some facts:

Compliance is mandatory. Failure to gain the FedRAMP seal of approval means your company will be ineligible to do business with the federal government.

Compliance is not cheap. On average, Cloud Service Providers (CSP’s) spend $2.25 Million to prepare and submit their application.

The number one reason identified for failure to obtain accreditation is “poor quality” accreditation package creation.

There’s a lot at stake, so getting it right the first time is extremely important. Here’s how CyForce can help. We’d like to introduce you to Acceleramp!

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Features & Benefits

Acceleramp is your online 24/7 FedRAMP documentation package consultant. We can help you...

  • Walk you through answering complicated questions about your information system.

  • “Write Once” and “Use Many” for additional government certification initiatives.

  • Identify and document system boundaries. Document and articulate complex control inheritance situations.

  • Allow your entire accreditation package to be reviewed automatically by our AssureAudit™ engine.

  • Enter your information once and generate both your Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) and your System Security Plan (SSP).

  • Write the control compliance details, because we supply high quality templated implementation language as part of your subscription.

FedRAMP In 3 Easy Steps

The goal of the new FedRAMP Accelerated process is to get CSPs through the security authorization process in three to six months.

Step 1: Prep RAR

Step 2: Submit RAR

Step 3: Assess

With Acceleramp, you can complete up to 50% of your Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) within the first 24-hours of subscribing to our service.