FedRAMP Toolkit

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Lead systems Security Engineering in the review of technical, management, and operational Security Controls in accordance with NIST and FedRAMP approved cloud and on premises system environments to ensure completeness and effectiveness of the IT Lead systems Information Technology and Security Solutions.

More Uses of the FedRAMP Toolkit:

  • Be accountable for validating the appropriateness of the system boundary in accordance with FedRAMP guidance, particularly the interconnections, external services, and APIs.

  • Execute your organizations FedRAMP roadmap with input from the commercial team and technical team stakeholders.

  • Guide: corporate positions help your organization operate at its maximum potential while providing the best service to all customers.

  • Head: partner with it and infrastructure teams on physical Security Controls and standards as it relates to Asset Management.

  • Ensure you have a knack for helping groups understand Application Architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and Leadership Skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success.

  • Make sure that your business provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialization of most phases of Systems Analysis, while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and Future Business environment.

  • Methodize: partner with it, places team, and Third Party Vendors / contractors to Deploy And Manage Physical Security hardware and software.

  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process and innovative approaches to completing scope of work.

  • Systematize: review and process monthly Vulnerability Scan results for assigned systems and work with the technical teams to ensure vulnerabilities are resolved on time.

  • Assure your team coordinates update to the Business Continuity plan and Data Sharing Plans with interfacing technology partners.

  • Identify opportunities for Operational Improvement and lead the development and implementation of related action plans.

  • Develop and implement Information Sharing regarding Cybersecurity Best Practices and common vulnerabilities.

  • Anticipate project challenges and risk scenarios and prepare, lead, and execute proactive mitigation strategies to ensure optimal results.

  • Confirm your business assess clients needs against security concerns and recommend Security Controls and Corrective Actions for mitigating technical and Business Risk.

  • Ensure you govern; Lead IT and manage teams of IT Resources overseeing infrastructure, applications, Service Delivery, security / compliance and Legacy Systems.

  • Make sure that your organization complies; inclusiveness is involving all of your people in your business and using perspectives to enhance your culture.

  • Oversee security of Internal Systems, perform daily Security Operations, and implement system upgrades to ensure compliance.

  • Support pre sales and post Sales Engagement with strategic customers as the voice of the engineering and development organization.

  • Lead the selection of your organizations common Security Controls and in determining suitability for use in the Information System.

  • Pilot: monitor the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on technical matters.

  • Pilot: work in alignment with Project Leadership and client stake holders to deliver the project on time, with high quality, and in alignment with the customers expectations.

  • Ensure you do cument; lead with expertise in applying Threat Modeling or other Risk Identification techniques to develop Security Solutions.

  • Support, implement, maintain, and monitor Security And Privacy controls in compliance with FISMA, HIPAA, FedRAMP, and NIST RMF requirements and guidance.

  • Coordinate planning, organization, budgeting, program timing and specifications of all IT Projects and assure timely and cost efficient delivery.

  • Initiate: economic and business RFP/acquisition support; technical architecture; understanding market trends; Cost Benefit Analysis.

  • Establish: proactively identify gaps or conflicts in existing processes or control implementations and work to develop solutions with internal Business Partners.

  • Warrant that your organization complies; companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way.

  • Warrant that your project participates in, or potentially leads, FedRAMP gap assessment, compliance readiness, and Compliance Monitoring activities.

  • Provide input and ownership of technical and integration related processes as part of the Integrated Management scheduling (IMS) process.

  • Systematize: partner with engineers to interpret and map Compliance Requirements to control implementation and across your products.

 

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical FedRAMP Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any FedRAMP related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated FedRAMP specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the FedRAMP Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which FedRAMP improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. Do you have a FedRAMP success story or case study ready to tell and share?

  2. Who should make the FedRAMP decisions?

  3. What are your key FedRAMP indicators that you will measure, analyze and track?

  4. Do you think you know, or do you know you know?

  5. How is progress measured?

  6. How do you improve productivity?

  7. What area needs the greatest improvement?

  8. When should you bother with diagrams?

  9. A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which FedRAMP models, tools and techniques are necessary?

  10. How do you promote understanding that opportunity for improvement is not criticism of the status quo, or the people who created the status quo?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the FedRAMP book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your FedRAMP self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the FedRAMP Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which FedRAMP areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough FedRAMP Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage FedRAMP projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step FedRAMP Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 FedRAMP project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all FedRAMP project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the FedRAMP Project Team have enough people to execute the FedRAMP Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed FedRAMP Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

 
Step-by-step and complete FedRAMP Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


2.0 Planning Process Group:


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 FedRAMP project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 FedRAMP project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any FedRAMP project with this in-depth FedRAMP Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose FedRAMP projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in FedRAMP and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make FedRAMP investments work better.

This FedRAMP All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.