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Cohesity Attains FedRAMP Moderate Authorization

Cohesity Attains FedRAMP Moderate Authorization

Cohesity, a leading data security and management company, has announced its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate Authorization. This authorization is for its government cloud services. Cohesity Government Cloud Services is a SaaS) platform designed to streamline data management and data security. These cloud services enable US government agencies and customers to update how they secure and manage their data, safeguarding it from ransomware and other cyber threats. Cohesity Cloud Services is now accessible on the FedRAMP Marketplace.

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What Cohesity Can Offer with FedRAMP Authorization?

  • A modern, agile approach to data backup and recovery when moving to the cloud.
  • Utilize a fully managed backup as a service (BaaS) running on AWS GovCloud (US) from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • It offers agencies a simple, efficient, and secure option for protecting and managing data while ensuring cyber resilience during their transition to the cloud.

“Cohesity has helped thousands of organizations modernize how they secure, manage, and provide insights into their data, including over 300 federal agencies,” said Dave Kushner, vice president of Federal Sales, Cohesity. “Achieving FedRAMP authorization enables federal agencies and other organizations that require FedRAMP moderate authorization to consider Cohesity Cloud Services for Government to protect their data against cyber threats. This accreditation furthers our commitment to our public sector customers to help them better serve citizens and meet mission demands.”

Enabling the Public Sector to Streamline Data Security and Management

Cohesity Cloud Services for Government has achieved FedRAMP Moderate Authorization, responding to the growing demand from government agencies to bolster cyber resilience while optimizing IT costs. This milestone enables public sector customers to implement a unified multi-cloud platform, simplifying data security and management. The authorization reaffirms Cohesity’s status as a trusted security provider, supporting the US government in safeguarding its most critical assets — its data.

Marianne Bailey, a Partner at Guidehouse and former senior cybersecurity executive at the National Security Agency (NSA), and member of the Cohesity Security Advisory Council, emphasizes the significance of modern data management solutions in cybersecurity. She highlights Cohesity’s role in improving security postures and overall risk management for agencies and organizations. Bailey underscores Cohesity’s focus on simplifying data management, enabling customers to effectively manage, protect, and derive value from their data. Additionally, she emphasizes the importance of data recovery capabilities in mitigating potential damage from attacks, highlighting Cohesity’s approach to data management as crucial for preserving data integrity and business continuity.

FAQs

1. What is FedRAMP Moderate Authorization, and why is it significant for Cohesity?

FedRAMP Moderate Authorization is a rigorous security assessment process conducted by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) to ensure that cloud services meet stringent security standards. For Cohesity, achieving FedRAMP Moderate Authorization for its government cloud services signifies that its platform has been deemed secure and compliant for use by federal agencies. It demonstrates Cohesity’s commitment to providing secure data management solutions to government customers.

2. What does Cohesity Government Cloud Services offer with FedRAMP Authorization?

Cohesity Government Cloud Services, now with FedRAMP Moderate Authorization, provides a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform tailored to streamline data management and security for US government agencies and customers. It offers modern data backup and recovery solutions, fully managed backup as a service (BaaS) on AWS GovCloud (US), and a simple, efficient, and secure option for protecting and managing data during the transition to the cloud.

3. How does FedRAMP Authorization benefit government agencies and customers?

FedRAMP Authorization allows federal agencies and other organizations requiring FedRAMP Moderate Authorization to leverage Cohesity Cloud Services for Government confidently. It ensures that their data is protected against cyber threats while meeting compliance requirements. This accreditation reinforces Cohesity’s commitment to helping public sector customers better serve citizens and fulfill mission demands.

4. What role does Cohesity play in enhancing cybersecurity for government agencies?

Cohesity plays a crucial role in improving cybersecurity postures and overall risk management for government agencies and organizations. With its focus on simplifying data management, Cohesity enables customers to effectively manage, protect, and derive value from their data. Additionally, Cohesity’s data recovery capabilities help mitigate potential damage from cyberattacks, ensuring data integrity and business continuity.

5. How can government agencies and organizations leverage Cohesity’s FedRAMP-authorized cloud services?

Government agencies and organizations can access Cohesity Cloud Services for Government through the FedRAMP Marketplace. By adopting Cohesity’s secure and compliant platform, they can streamline data security and management processes, enhance cyber resilience, and optimize IT costs during their transition to the cloud.

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