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FedRAMP Accelerated Program Seeks to Reduce Provisional Authorization Duration to 15 Weeks

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, has said the duration of the provisional authorization process for cloud service providers has been reduced from 104 weeks to 15 weeks under the FedRAMP Accelerated program. Goodrich wrote in a General Services Administration blog entry posted Thursday that the introduction of …

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DISA Seeks to Facilitate Cloud Adoption for Mission Owners Via DoD Provisional Authorization Process

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a provisional authorization process for commercial cloud platforms in an effort to help Defense Department mission owners determine whether to leverage DISA’s assessment or subject a provisionally authorized cloud service to additional tests. DISA said Monday the Pentagon’s cloud assessment process usually runs for …

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Jeff Barr: AWS Achieves DoD Authorization for Sensitive Workloads

Amazon Web Services has attained a provisional authorization from the Defense Department to help defense agencies process workloads in an AWS cloud platform. Jeff Barr, AWS chief evangelist, said Thursday DoD agencies that use the AWS GovCloud (US) tool will be able to deploy applications for unclassified data under the DoD’s …

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