Tag Archives: third-party assessment organization

CMMC Accreditation Body Fields Questions About C3PAOs, Self-Verification During Webinar


The accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program held a webinar Monday and board members said they are still working on the criteria, registration and vetting processes for CMMC third-party assessment organizations, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program


Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told Government Matters in an interview posted Sunday about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program.

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Deloitte Secures Accreditation as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Org

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2017 — Deloitte has received accreditation as a third-party assessment organization for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and will work to vet cloud computing services offered to the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Deloitte said Thursday the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation and the FedRAMP Program Management Office evaluated …

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Felix Marquardt Named Cylance International President; Stuart McClure Comments

Felix Marquardt, founder and co-chair of the think tank Youthonomics, has joined Cylance as president of the cybersecurity company’s international business organization Cylance International. Marquardt will report to Stuart McClure, president and CEO of Cylance, and will be responsible for the company’s expansion strategy worldwide and efforts to build up Cylance’s …

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Grant Thornton Accredited as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Org

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2016 — Grant Thornton has received accreditation as a third-party assessment organization for the General Services Administration‘s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation administered the 3PAO accreditation process, which enables Grant Thornton to help government …

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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Vet Cloud Services for Govt After Reaccreditation as FedRAMP 3PAO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 25, 2015 — Vencore has received a renewal of its certification as a third-party assessment organization for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation awarded the reaccreditation, which enables Vencore to vet cloud-based technologies for …

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George Pedersen: ManTech Eyes Cyber, Homeland Security Markets With KCG Acquisition

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has acquired Reston,  Virginia-based cybersecurity advisory contractor Knowledge Consulting Group for an unspecified amount. ManTech said Tuesday the acquisition will add approximately 200 cybersecurity professionals to the company’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group under the leadership of Bill Varner. “[The] acquisition of KCG fits with our strategy of …

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Triple-i Buys Cyber, Health-Focused IT Firm CCSi; Leo Phelan Comments

Information Innovators Inc. has acquired information technology contractor Creative Computing Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow in the cybersecurity and health services markets. Triple-i said Tuesday CCSi is also an authorized third-party assessment organization for cloud service providers that seek to offer their products to federal agencies. Rockville, Md.-based CCSi holds …

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