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Coalfire Revolutionizes the FedRAMP Authorization Journey

Open-source compliance deployment accelerates federal market access for government cloud contractors. Coalfire, a leading FedRAMP® (Federal Risk and…

| October 05, 2023

Open-source compliance deployment accelerates federal market access for government cloud contractors.

Coalfire, a leading FedRAMP® (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) advisory and assessment organization, has granted the open-source community free access to its source code, architecture and documentation. By reducing barriers to entry to the dominant security framework for federal contractors, Coalfire's RAMP/pak open-source package creates new opportunities for thousands of cloud service providers who previously couldn't afford to enter or expand into government markets.

"Coalfire's open-source FedRAMP offering is a major breakthrough supporting the federal government's cloud-first/security-first compliance mandate," said Nathan Demuth, vice president of cloud services at Coalfire. "Inclusive access, lower costs and reduced time-to-market mean more cloud and software contractors can qualify to serve government clients, which brings more democratization and security to America's public infrastructure and supply chains."

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