World News: 13:00 GMT Thursday 6th December 2018. [Zscaler, Inc. via Businesswire via SPi World News]
Zscaler, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZS), the leader in cloud security, announced it is one of four cloud service providers selected to pursue Joint Authorization Board (JAB) FedRAMP certification, at the High Impact level, through the FedRAMP Connect program. This step sets the stage to further expand Zscaler’s growth within the Federal market.
Under FedRAMP Connect, the FedRAMP Project Management Office (PMO), Federal CIOs, and the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) review business cases and select cloud service providers to pursue JAB certification based on government-wide demand, applicability for cross-agency use, and the security of the solution.
Earlier this year, Zscaler™ Private Access (ZPA™)-Government, a zero trust, purpose-built cloud security solution, achieved a FedRAMP Agency Authorization sponsored by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). ZPA-Government delivers certified, secure access to agency applications from anywhere, on any device.
“We are committed to meeting the most stringent Department of Defense (DOD) and intelligence community security requirements and certified to deliver services through DOD cloud programs such as JEDI,” said Manoj Apte, Chief Strategy Officer, Zscaler. “We are paving the way for agencies to be able to use Zscaler’s cloud-based security solutions for Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Impact levels IL4, IL5 and IL6.”
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FedRAMP is a government-wide program with input from numerous departments, agencies, and government groups. The program’s primary decision-making body is the Joint Authorization Board (JAB), comprised of the CIOs from Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and General Services Administration (GSA). In addition to the JAB, other organizations such as the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Federal CIO Council, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), and the FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) also play key roles in effectively running FedRAMP.
Using a “do once, use many times” framework, the program ensures information systems/services used government-wide have adequate information security; eliminates duplication of effort and reduces risk management costs; and enables rapid and cost-effective procurement of information systems/services for federal agencies.
This press release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding growth in the Federal market and achievement of JAB certification. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results due to a variety of factors, including not achieving JAB certification and the risk factors set forth in Zscaler’s most recent report on Form 10-K. Any forward-looking statements in this release are based on limited information currently available to Zscaler, which is subject to change, and Zscaler will not necessarily update the information.
Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS) enables the world’s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access™ and Zscaler Private Access™, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances or hybrid solutions are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates a multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss. Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler.
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Business Wire: 13:00 GMT Thursday 6th December 2018
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