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SECURING THE GOVERNMENT CLOUD
Federal agencies have been migrating data and workloads to the cloud for over a decade now, but the ever-changing technology landscape can make it difficult to keep up with cybersecurity needs. Several government agencies have a role in ensuring federal cloud architectures are secure, including the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, the central office for certifying commercial cloud products have a baseline of cybersecurity. The FedRAMP program—and any program that grants an authority to operate, or ATO—has long been a roadblock to agile IT deployments, as the process is often time- and resource-intensive. The program office is trying to change that, and recently asked stakeholders from government and industry for feedback on what needs fixing. READ MORE