StateRAMP attracts more states, education sector


StateRAMP, which rates state and local cloud vendor security, has new partnerships with K12 Six and the University of North Carolina.

State cyber leaders aim for more scrutiny of cloud vendors


More states are developing their own certification models when considering the security of cloud platforms.

StateRAMP group says cloud-security standards being used in 10 states


The group, which is modeled on the FedRAMP certifications for federal cloud vendors, said it is "far surpassing our expectations."

First NASCIO cloud survey finds mainframes still rule


State CIOs continue to extol the virtues of cloud services, but budgeting rules and uncertainty about certifications pose barriers.

StateRAMP group names first state IT vendors approved for new security certification


Fifty-one products from 24 companies made the cut as the group encourages more vendors to apply.

Arizona readies first pilot of ‘StateRAMP’ program


Arizona tech officials plan to spend the next year testing a new program to vet and monitor the security practices of their cloud vendors.