FedRAMP for Cloud

When:  May 18, 2023 from 05:30:00 PM to 08:00:00 PM (ET)


5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Arrival and Networking
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Presentation (see the description below)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Drinks and Networking (Sponsored by CSA Triangle Chapter)
To Join virtually: https://meet.google.com/gxw-cqaw-jgj

Title: FedRAMP for Cloud

Abstract: The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud service providers (CSPs). Achieving FedRAMP authorization can be a challenging and time-consuming process for CSPs. However, the benefits of FedRAMP authorization are significant, as it allows CSPs to offer their services to federal agencies and opens new business opportunities.

In this presentation, we will discuss the FedRAMP authorization process and the key requirements that CSPs must meet to achieve authorization. We will also share best practices for preparing for and navigating the authorization process, including tips for selecting a Third-Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) and developing a comprehensive security package. Additionally, we will provide insights into the benefits of FedRAMP authorization for CSPs, including increased trust and credibility with federal customers.

By the end of this presentation, attendees will have a solid understanding of the FedRAMP authorization process and the steps they need to take to achieve authorization for their cloud services.

Speaker: Greg Dicovitsky

Speaker Bio: Greg is a Solution Strategist with Saviynt, a cloud-based identity governance and administration (IGA) platform that helps organizations manage user access and security policies across various applications and data sources. He has over 35 years of experience addressing identity, cryptography, and fraud mitigation challenges faced by some of the largest financial, manufacturing, government, health care, and hospitality entities. Greg is an inventor credited with two U.S. patents and a graduate of George Mason University.

Presentation covers:

What is FedRAMP
FedRAMP security objectives
Benefits of FedRAMP authorization for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)
Benefits of FedRAMP authorization for Consuming Enterprises
FedRAMP Impact Levels
How CSPs achieve FedRAMP security authorization
FedRAMP agency authorization
FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) provisional authorization



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