FedRAMP

Modernizing Government Agencies: How Okta Can Help Build Secure and Scalable Citizen Experiences

We often share personal information to obtain the services we need, be it healthcare, financial assistance, or legal advice. In doing so, we place trust in our service providers to keep this data confidential and secure—often without hesitation. When interacting with government agencies, however, we’re usually less confident. By design, agencies…

How Okta Helps You on the Path to CJIS Compliance

U.S. law enforcement agencies have to operate within very strict parameters to access and handle criminal information that’s stored on Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). Local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies are mandated under the CJIS Security Policy, which guides these institutions in how to avoid vulnerabilities,…

How to Protect IL4 Data with Okta

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is an assessment and authorization process that US government agencies use to ensure their cloud-based applications are appropriately secure. Under FedRAMP Moderate or FedRAMP+, cloud service providers (CSPs) must meet an extensive set of controls—up to 363—to be granted an Authority to Operate…

How to Be FedRAMP Compliant with Okta

Government agencies are often responsible for storing key information about their citizens, making security a critical focus area when it comes to working with cloud service providers. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is an assessment and authorization process used by US government agencies to ensure proper security…

How to Inherit FedRAMP Authorization

What is FedRAMP? In my last post, “What is FedRAMP?”, I talked about the basics of FedRAMP and how organizations can become certified. To summarize, the Federal Risk and Management Program (FedRAMP) is an assessment and authorization process used by US government agencies to make sure proper security controls are in place when adopting cloud-based…

What is FedRAMP?

Considering the amount of sensitive data that the U.S. Federal Government deals with on a daily basis, it’s no surprise that they have established strict parameters for the service providers they choose to work with. That’s precisely why FedRAMP, the Federal Risk and Management Program, was established in 2012—to evaluate and designate cloud…

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