RESTON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- EmeSec, Inc., a provider of forward-looking information assurance and cybersecurity solutions to federal agencies, today announced that it has been accredited as a third party assessment organization (3PAO) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
As a 3PAO, EmeSec will audit cloud service providers (CSPs) and ensure they have documented and tested the necessary security controls to comply with current federal policies and security requirements.
"We are thrilled to add this new offering to our growing portfolio of cybersecurity capabilities focused cloud and mobile security solutions. This accreditation builds upon our successful track record in conducting security audits and assessments and guiding government agencies in adopting cloud computing securely," said Maria Horton, CEO of EmeSec. "As a 3PAO, we will have the opportunity to deepen our cyber footprint and support the government in its efforts to accelerate the adoption of cloud computing."
FedRAMP is the first government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment and authorization. Under FedRAMP, a qualifying 3PAO is an independent organization that assesses cloud controls set by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
About EmeSec, Inc.
EmeSec Incorporated is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Woman-Owned, 8(a) company founded in 2003. Our intuitive, adaptive and game-changing solutions are designed to thwart emerging threats and prepare government agencies for the cybersecurity challenges of the future. EmeSec holds certifications in ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005, ISO 9001:2008, and ISO/IEC 27001:2005.