CHANTILLY, Va., April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today that it is accredited to evaluate cloud-based solutions for state and local government agencies as a State Risk and Authorization Management Program (StateRAMP) Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO). Perspecta received accreditation status becoming a StateRAMP 3PAO in February 2021.
StateRAMP requires the same ISO 17020:2012 accreditation for 3PAOs as the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) through A2LA. Perspecta renewed their FedRAMP accreditation through A2LA and the FedRAMP 3PAO program in 2020.
«StateRAMP is bringing state and local governments together to create a common method for verifying cloud security,» said Rocky Thurston, senior vice president and general manager of Perspecta’s civilian, state and local business group. «Perspecta is proud to be StateRAMP accredited. We look forward to partnering with states to ensure that our cloud-based solutions meet their cybersecurity standards.»
StateRAMP is an independent not-for-profit organization that helps states reduce cybersecurity risks from unsecure cloud solutions by providing a common cloud security verification approach aligned with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 and individual state cybersecurity standards. StateRAMP partners with FedRAMP 3PAO organizations to assess cloud service providers (CSP) for accreditation. The StateRAMP model levels the playing field for CSPs and ensures state agencies have access to certified, cyber-ready vendors.
About Perspecta Inc.
At Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP), we question, we seek and we solve. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 280+ issued, licensed and pending patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of nearly 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but build and support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success and we enable our customers to build a better nation. For more information about Perspecta, visit perspecta.com.
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