SOURCE: CloudLock


June 20, 2016 09:23 ET

CloudLock Is the First CASB to Achieve FedRAMP Agency-Sponsored in Process Status

CloudLock Uniquely Positioned to Address Cloud-First Security Initiatives in Federal Sector Through GSA Sponsorship of CloudLock's Agency Authorization

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 20, 2016) - CloudLock®, the leading provider of Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) and Cybersecurity-as-a-Service solutions, today announced the company is the first CASB to achieve Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) in Process status through the Agency Authorization route. The Agency Authorization route is one of only two ways to achieve the rigorous demands of a FedRAMP standards in order to receive Authority to Operate (ATO). CloudLock is following the same approach that many leading Cloud Service Providers have taken.

"We believe that the best way to demonstrate our commitment to security in the federal sector is to partner with agencies directly. By CloudLock taking the ATO path for FedRAMP certification, agencies can rest assured that their users and data that reside in the cloud are protected," said Ron Zalkind CTO and co-founder at CloudLock.

The CloudLock® Cloud Security Fabric™ Federal Edition is the cloud-native CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Platform that helps agencies securely leverage the cloud for apps they buy and build. CloudLock provides a large number of federal agencies with a federal-specific solution to manage threats, gain security intelligence and visibility, and increase operational productivity in their cloud environments. CloudLock is the only cloud native CASB available for any cloud environment (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) that can be deployed in any size environment, in less than 60 seconds without any disruption to the end-user experience. The CloudLock Security Fabric Federal Edition has been deployed in more than 25 agencies and operators such as the General Services Administration (GSA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the U.S. Army.

In addition to achieving the FedRAMP in Process status, CloudLock's cybersecurity solution has demonstrated its strong commitment to security by achieving SOC 2 Type 2 accreditation by Ernst & Young for four consecutive years as well as being CSA STAR certified.

About CloudLock
CloudLock is the cloud-native CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Platform that helps organizations securely leverage cloud apps they buy and build. CloudLock delivers security visibility and control for SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and IDaaS environments across the entire enterprise in seconds. The company delivers actionable cybersecurity intelligence through its data scientist-led CyberLab and crowdsourced security analytics across billions of data points daily. CloudLock has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing security product company in the U.S. and by Glassdoor as one of the top 3 best places to work in the U.S. Learn more at

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