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Knute, the Noncompliance Numbat

Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #1 | Dorsey: So we have this 10-year, $25 million project that will be open for RFPs in a couple months. Knute: Well, sir, we certainly are interested and plan to work with Patrice to submit a proposal.
Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #2 | Patrice: Knute, we've successfully won bids for this same solution with three other departmental agencies in the past two years. Make sure to read the requirements document that I sent you last week. Knute Thinking: Just wait until CEO Cecil hears about this project. Bonuses and promotions are headed my way.
Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #3 | Knute: Cecil, we have this project with the DoD in the bag. Patrice and I have everything locked in. Cecil: Okay, I'll report this to the board during our quarterly review tomorrow.
Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #4 | Knute Thinking: I wonder how I should spend the big bonus that I'll be getting because of this deal. Text from Patrice: I'm sure you read the requirements document carefully. Just a reminder that FedRAMP Authorization is required for whatever tool you use for sending and sharing sensitive content. Make sure to provide confirmation today. Proposals are due in two days.
Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #5 | Calvin: I told you last year to find a sensitive content communications platform that is FedRAMP Authorized. You can't simply migrate an entire organization from our old noncompliant tool to one that is compliant in a matter of two days.
Kitetoons: Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal | Slide #6 | Cecil: What do you mean Patrice isn't including us in the $25 million project proposal?

Knute Discovers FedRAMP Authorized Is a Requisite for a DoD Deal

FedRAMP compliance is required for any cloud service provider wanting to deliver cloud services to federal agencies.  For consulting organizations, they must use technology tools that are compliant with FedRAMP Authorization—validation by third-party assessor organizations. These cloud-hosted tools include those used for sensitive content communications.

 

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