Understanding the Role of the FedRAMP 3PAO During Assessment

Let’s examine the role of the 3PAO in the FedRAMP assessment process. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) was designed to support the federal government’s “cloud-first” initiative by providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. All cloud service providers (CSPs) that work with the… Read More

Business Email Compromise Attacks Increase by Nearly 500%

Business email compromise attacks are designed to bypass traditional email security measures, such as spam filters. Last year, the FBI reported that incidents of business email compromise (BEC), also known as spear phishing, CEO fraud, and invoice fraud, had been reported in all 50 states and 150 countries, with global losses exceeding $12 billion. BEC… Read More