Launchdarkly | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, LaunchDarkly, a feature management platform, received moderate impact authorization from the FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) for its LaunchDarkly Federal solution, with endorsement from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
For years, LaunchDarkly has worked directly with US government agencies to drive innovation and increase resiliency in their software deployments. Many government organizations now use the platform to manage feature releases and deployments across their agencies and infrastructures. Customers can use the LaunchDarkly Federal solution to perform targeted rollouts efficiently, significantly improve release experiences, and confidently deploy new technology to millions of users.
LaunchDarkly Federal supports connected and disconnected operations and is the market's first feature management platform to receive FedRAMP authorization. It is now better positioned to provide the public sector with an enterprise-class feature management solution that enables government agencies and their private sector partners to safely modernize and migrate applications while maintaining exceptional control.
This authorization comes at a crucial time when government agencies strive to operate in the safest environments possible in the face of rising cyber security concerns. The platform is uniquely positioned to assist these agencies as they advance their DevSecOps initiatives to incorporate Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
LaunchDarkly's commitment to enhancing the privacy and security of its platform is furthered by its FedRAMP authorization at a moderate impact level. The company has also confirmed that its platform supports HIPAA compliance, offering healthcare providers that adhere to strict privacy regulations with the confidence and capabilities they need to innovate continuously with less risk.
Founded in 2014 and based in Oakland (California), LaunchDarkly is a scalable feature management program. Feature management enables development teams to innovate rapidly by fundamentally altering how software is delivered to customers. DevOps teams can accelerate their journey to the cloud, standardize safe releases at scale, and collaborate more effectively with business teams with the ability to gradually release new software features on any platform to any segment of users. Currently, the platform deploys 20 trillion feature flag peaks daily, and this number continues to rise. LaunchDarkly is on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, Enterprise Tech 30 list, and InfoWorld's 2021 Technology of the Year list.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Menlo Security | February 06, 2023
Menlo Security, a well-known cloud security provider, has recently announced that its cloud-native Menlo Security platform has acquired an Authorization to operate (ATO) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) at the moderate level.
This Authorization is for the usage of cloud-based internet isolation (CBII) and remote browser isolation (RBI) technologies, protecting data and humans from zero-day attacks, spyware, malware, and ransomware. With the support of the Isolation CoreTM, it will stop threats before they happen. In addition, it centralizes interfaces, removing the need for other technologies, extends integration with different interfaces, and prevents HEAT attacks.
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Menlo Security, Poornima DeBolle, said, "Achieving FedRAMP Authorization for the Menlo Cloud Security Platform is a true testament to the value of our Isolation Core architecture. Our ability to protect the users from sophisticated attacks while maintaining a consistent user experience will enable the government agencies to focus on their mission." She added, "Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats (HEAT) are challenging legacy security stacks with new techniques to deliver malware to the user. Our Zero Trust approach, powered by our innovative Isolation Core, has been proven by CBII in the DoD with millions of users for more than two years. We look forward to bringing the same protection to all government agencies with our FedRAMP Authorization."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Menlo Security
Menlo Security, a leading computer and network security provider, prevents organizations from threats, eliminates cyber-attacks and provides complete protection with its isolation-powered cloud security platform. In addition, it provides the most secure Zero Trust approach, making it invisible to online end users and freeing up security operations to focus on business growth. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, it has been transforming cybersecurity against almost all threats since 2013. It specializes in Zero Trust, CASB, cloud security, remote browser isolation, secure web gateway, network security, cybersecurity, and internet isolation.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Skyhigh Security | February 27, 2023
Skyhigh Security, a cloud-native security solutions provider, recently announced its Skyhigh Security Edge (SSE) portfolio completed the Australian Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment to the PROTECTED security classification level. Skyhigh Security's momentum in the federal government is continued with new assessments following its previous completed assessment in 2020, where Skyhigh Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) has been evaluated as PROTECTED. The IRAP assessment assures public sector organizations that Skyhigh Security's robust suite of data-aware cloud security technology is equipped with adequate security controls to manage highly sensitive data and the infrastructures of Australian government agencies.
The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) led initiative IRAP provides high-quality information and communications technology (ICT) security assessment services to the Australian federal government. The IRAP assessment procedure is documented in the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM), which offers cybersecurity guidance and standards to protect vital information and systems of Australian government organizations. In addition, Skyhigh SSE has the appropriate controls in place to meet the security objectives defined by the Australian Cybersecurity Centre's (ACSC) Cloud Security Assessment and Authorisation Framework.
Skyhigh Security benefited from IRAP in the Australian marketplace by demonstrating the company's commitment to security and a readiness to undergo independent assessments of its data-aware SSE technology. This assessment lets government agencies develop digital transformation initiatives and deliver improved citizen outcomes with confidence, utilizing powerful cloud capabilities delivered from Australian data centers. The Skyhigh SSE portfolio has also been evaluated by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). This U.S. government program evaluates cloud security vendors using a standardized security framework for cloud products and services.
About Skyhigh Security
Skyhigh Security, headquartered in San Jose, California, is a leading provider of cloud-native security solutions that are user-friendly and data-conscious. Skyhigh Security's cloud-native security solutions are designed to meet the evolving needs of modern organizations, ensuring that they are always protected against the latest threats. The company's expert security professionals work closely with clients to understand their unique requirements and provide tailored solutions that meet their specific needs, helping them stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing threat landscape. In addition, with its innovative Security Service Edge (SSE) Portfolio, Skyhigh Security offers comprehensive security services that extend beyond data access and prioritize secure data utilization.