Major changes are coming in the way cloud service providers are certified to sell their products to the federal government, according to a blog post from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, with the aim above all of speeding up the process.
“The fastest authorizations for FedRAMP have taken approximately six months,” wrote the program’s director Matt Goodrich Wednesday, referring to the coveted Authority to Operate, or ATO.
“We agree with you — that’s simply too long,” he added, saying he was responding to a chorus of opinions from providers, agencies and third parties.
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