GSA looks to automate FedRAMP authorizations

Fedscoop: The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, has unveiled a request for information for ways to streamline the process it uses to authorize cloud service providers.

The July 11 request outlines the information FedRAMP is seeking from industry on how to automate the process for granting authority to operate, or ATO, to cloud service providers. The ATO process has been criticized for the length of time it takes for providers to be approved.

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