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Ohio’s New Cybersecurity Law Grants Data Breach Litigation Safe Harbor

Ohio’s law – effective November 2018 – creates a safe harbor for organizations that adopt one of 10 cybersecurity compliance frameworks. With a new cybersecurity law, the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is now rocking the cybersecurity framework discussion. Effective November 2, 2018, Ohio’s law puts cybersecurity frameworks centerstage. The law… Read more »

But Seriously, What is a 3PAO?

3PAO means “third party assessment organization” under the FedRAMP program. FedRAMP is the U.S. government’s first program for the protection of federal information in the cloud. A 3PAO audits the cloud service provider because, in short, self-assessments are not permitted. Stated another way: a 3PAO is an independent entity that performs initial and period security… Read more »

How Do I Know if FedRAMP is Right For My Organization?

Why FedRAMP? Why now? One thing that’s become clear to me in the last few months is that many Cloud Service Providers, or CSPs as we’ll refer to them, are very UNCLEAR on what FedRAMP is, the commitment level, and how the process works. Many are being asked by government customers if they are FedRAMP… Read more »

Cloud Service Provider Requirements for FedRAMP Compliance

By Lindsey Benes, Sera-Brynn Security Analyst In the realm of securing sensitive data, acronyms abound and FedRAMP is one heard quite often. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, was developed to standardize the approach to security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. FedRAMP was developed in collaboration with… Read more »

Critical FedRAMP 3PAO U.S. Federal Certification Attained by Cybersecurity Firm Sera-Brynn

Sera-Brynn Attains 3PAO FedRAMP Assessor Certification, one of fewer than 50 companies to do so. Suffolk, VA, July 25, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Sera-Brynn, LLC, a leading cyber security audit and advisory firm, announced it is now an independent, Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO) under the FedRAMP program. FedRAMP, the term for the Federal Risk and… Read more »