StateRAMP, System Security Plans, and the Operational Control Matrix

StateRAMP is based on the FedRAMP standard, which means that it uses a similar set of documents and requirements to assess and authorize cloud service providers. One of the key documents of both StateRAMP and FedRAMP is the System Security Plan (SSP), which represents the provider’s security controls, compliance perimeter, and capabilities.  In Revision 5,… Read More

What Documents Are Required for FedRAMP Authorization?

The federal government leans more heavily on technology providers, including cloud computing platforms that support data storage, processing, and office application solutions. Accordingly, the question of data security is live, and the government’s response is to implement the FedRAMP authorization requirement.  Like many other government programs, FedRAMP can threaten to bury the under prepared provider… Read More