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Reps. Gerry Connolly, Mark Meadows Bring Back Bill to Codify FedRAMP

Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C., have reintroduced a bill to codify and reform the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The FedRAMP Authorization Act of 2019 would allot $25M for the FedRAMP Project Management Office and Joint Authorization Board to address federal cloud requirements, Connolly's office said Wednesday

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Rep. Gerry Connolly to Introduce New FedRAMP Legislation

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.), chairman of the House Government Operations Subcommittee, said a bill is being drafted to address gaps in the approval process under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FCW reported Wednesday. "There will be legislation in your future” that will serve as an “anchor” for FedRAMP, he said Wednesday at the House subcommittee hearing.

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Matt Goodrich to Step Down as GSA Senior Adviser

Matt Goodrich is slated to leave his position as senior advisor for technology transformation service at the General Services Administration July 26, Nextgov reported Monday. Prior to his current capacity, Goodrich served as an assistant commissioner for products and programs and led the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program office for seven years.

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FedRAMP Launches New Marketplace Guidance Document

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has released a new document made to guide commercial and government parties in understanding FedRAMP's cloud service offerings. The document entitled "Marketplace Guidance" contains explanations on how to achieve designations across the program and how to manage changes in initial agency partners, FedRAMP said Thursday.

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GSA Eyes FedRAMP Training Program for Federal Security Officials

General Services Administration officials said they plan to provide federal security officers hands-on training on the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FedScoop reported Wednesday. “We’re going to start bringing security officers into our office, give them some training on FedRAMP, radicalize them to our methodologies,” Zach Baldwin, program manager at FedRAMP, said Tuesday at the Cloud Security Alliance’s federal summit. 

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FedRAMP Sees Progress With Tailored Authorization

Two years after the launch of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s Tailored baseline for low-impact software-as-a-service, 25 percent of participating agencies secured authorization for their cloud services. FedRAMP announced Thursday that 11 cloud services were implemented with the authorization. 

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