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March 27, 2020 By George Gerchow

FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) Prioritizes Sumo Logic for P-ATO

The tectonic shift happening within the public sector is seeing more and more federal organizations transitioning from legacy, on-premises systems to more scalable and secure cloud-based architectures. Sumo Logic’s cloud-first approach is a perfect fit for this so we’re excited to announce Sumo Logic has been prioritized by FedRAMP to work with the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) to achieve a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO). We also achieved a FedRAMP Ready designation in May 2019, a designation which is intended to demonstrate a CSP's ability to complete the full FedRAMP authorization process for our public cloud moderate impact-level Continuous Intelligence Platform.

The JAB authorizes a limited number of cloud service offerings each year, maintaining a high standard and measuring selections based on key criteria. In choosing Sumo Logic for this competitive JAB prioritization, the FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) acknowledged high demand for Sumo Logic’s cloud-native security intelligence solution across the federal government. It also affirms Sumo Logic’s commitment to strong security by demonstrating its readiness for the JAB Authorization process.

We look forward to working with the JAB and the FedRAMP PMO to rapidly conclude the evaluation process and achieve a JAB P-ATO. For more information on how we help securely monitor and troubleshoot IT, click here.

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George Gerchow

George Gerchow

CSO and SVP of IT

As Sumo Logic's Chief Security Officer (CSO), George Gerchow brings 18 years of information technology and systems management expertise to the application of IT processes and disciplines. His expertise impacts the security, compliance, and operational status of complex, heterogeneous, virtual and cloud computing environments. George's practical experience and insight from managing the infrastructures of some of the world's largest corporate and government institutions, make him a highly regarded speaker and invited panelist on topics including cloud secure architecture design, virtualization, configuration management, operational security and compliance. George was one of the original founders of the VMware Center for Policy and Compliance and he holds CISSP, ITIL, Cisco, and Microsoft Certifications. George is also an active Board Member for several technology start ups and the co-author of Center for Internet Security - Quick Start Cloud Infrastructure Benchmark v1.0.0 and is a Faculty Member for IANS - Institute of Applied Network Security

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