ISO 17065 and the Standard for Certification Bodies

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There is no substitute for a competent and impartial auditor in terms of compliance, security, and correct operations. Organizations that can assess and certify technologies and organizations are essential for ensuring accountability and standards of excellence in place, applying to systems that store sensitive data. To modify a common saying, “who watches the auditors?” That’s where ISO 10765 comes in.

This article will cover this ISO document and what it means for assessors and auditors in any industry.

 

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What Is the StateRAMP Security Assessment Framework?

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StateRAMP is now nearly two years old, and the small project is quickly becoming a mainstay in the security industry. State and local governments are looking for a solid cybersecurity framework that they can use to vet and certify cloud providers that they may work with. 

In this article, we’ll talk about the basics of StateRAMP, specifically the Security Assessment Framework, and the processes and documents required therein.

 

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What Documents Are Required for FedRAMP Authorization?

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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 under a mountain of documents. Here, we’ll briefly cover the basics of FedRAMP documents and required reporting.

 

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