Accelerate ATO and Implement cATO with
When a US federal agency needs a new software application or information system built, they need to make sure that they comply comprehensively with all set Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) standards as well as NIST RMF specifications. This includes getting a signed Authorization to Operate (ATO).
The FISMA ATO process is a cumbersome endeavor. It requires an exhaustive review and detailed analysis of the IT system and the potential risk it presents to the agency, operations, assets, and individuals.
To streamline this process, it is vital to implement an integrated solution that can continuously monitor, assess, record and report security and compliance status on an ongoing basis.