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Major cloud providers pitch FedRAMP as important to regulatory harmonization push, while acknowledging challenges

By Sara Friedman / November 17, 2023

Three major cloud providers highlight the benefits and challenges of the General Services Administration’s FedRAMP program and potential uses in harmonizing cyber regulations, in response to a request for information from the Office of the National Cyber Director.

“We support ONCD’s proposal in the RFI to use FedRAMP as a model to emulate in its efforts to harmonize cybersecurity regulations,” Microsoft told ONCD in comments submitted on Oct. 31. Microsoft praises FedRAMP’s standards-based framework; “risk-based, outcome-focused approach”; continuous monitoring...


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