The U.S. government is one of the largest holders of sensitive information in the world today. Building and maintaining that information's security and privacy and ensuring mission readiness for technology assets are key drivers across all agencies. And government regulatory compliance enables that to happen at scale. One of the most stringent of those; FedRAMP demonstrates what a thoughtful and well-run government program can achieve in the foundational areas of security, scalability, and automation.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has been continually working to deliver innovative cloud services with consistent high performance and exceptional security to the entire U.S. government. Along with many other national and international accreditation, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Government Cloud has obtained a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB). Having already achieved two FedRAMP High Agency ATOs and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Impact Level 5 Provisional Authorization, Oracle’s achievement of the FedRAMP High JAB P-ATO further assures agencies that the risk posture of the system has been reviewed and approved by leading technology officials.
How Does JAB P-ATO Help Our Government Customers’ Journey to Cloud?
This authorization is the next step, priming Oracle to deliver greater value to its public sector customers on several fronts.
The JAB P-ATO helps customers understand the steps Oracle has taken to mitigate the risk of data breaches and reduces their cloud security concerns. The FedRAMP JAB P-ATO supports government customers of completing the full certification and accreditation process themselves, saving them valuable time and resources that would be consumed in attesting cloud services and carrying out security due diligence associated with this process. The accreditation to our commitment in continuing to invest in building trust with our Public Sector customer and partner communities.
You can read the full press release here : Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Government Cloud Services Obtain FedRAMP JAB P-ATO Accreditation
Any organization that have either explored or gone through the JAB P-ATO process knows, it is one of most intense and rigorous process. But having achieved the accreditation it’s is also testament to a Cloud Service Provider’s commitment to providing secure and compliant solutions.
Oracle has implemented hundreds of controls and scheduled continuous compliance maintenance actions throughout the authorization process along with ongoing security monitoring, monthly reviews, and an annual re-assessment.
Oracle’s Gen 2 Cloud was developed with a particular focus on addressing government cloud needs with capabilities including strong encryption, in-depth auditing, and robust security controls and tools. Oracle cloud infrastructure is compliant, cost-effective, and highly secure platform that public sector customers can rely on for their most critical workloads.
For more information on our FedRAMP High JAB P-ATO please see the FedRAMP website here.