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Illumio is “In Process” on the FedRAMP Marketplace

authorGary Barlet, Field CTO, Federal
authorJanuary 9, 2023

We’re excited to announce that Illumio Government Cloud, which includes Illumio Core and Illumio Endpoint, achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®) In Process designation at a moderate impact level. 

Illumio Zero Trust Segmentation (ZTS) is the industry’s first platform for breach containment. Scalable yet easy to use, Illumio ZTS provides a consistent approach to microsegmentation across the hybrid attack surface.

Illumio’s mission is to enable every organization to realize a future without high-profile breaches. That is why Illumio’s investment in FedRAMP shows our continued dedication to investing in this mission alongside federal agencies.

Find Illumio on the FedRAMP Marketplace.

What does this mean for federal organizations?

With the offering of Illumio via Illumio Government Cloud, it will be significantly easier for federal teams to take advantage of Illumio’s industry leading Zero Trust Segmentation technology.

The opportunity to deploy via the cloud provides security teams:

  • Automated deployment: Stay on the latest version of Illumio without having to worry about the maintenance of on-premises hardware.
  • Expertise in-house: Illumio is the leader in Zero Trust Segmentation. Work with our teams of experts who partner with organizations to ensure successful deployments.
  • Operational efficiency: This is not a heavy lift for the team. Illumio simplifies segmentation, empowering the whole team to use the product, regardless of role. This speeds progress towards the ultimate goal of building cyber resilience.
  • Modernize security and satisfy federal mandates: Implementing Illumio helps teams meet the requirements set in mandates such as Executive Order 14028 and the new CISA Strategic Plan 2023-2025. This improves cybersecurity posture and protects the critical data federal agencies are responsible for.

How Illumio benefits federal agencies

As we know, in today’s world, it is imperative to assume breach.

Federal organizations are entrusted with the most critical information. Illumio can help you prepare for the worst and proactively protect our country's most confidential data and intelligence from a catastrophic attack.

How do you manage your workloads today? If your experience is anything like mine, you may have a team that has to swivel-chair between tools or, worse, have a spreadsheet or two out there tracking servers that need to be manually updated.

This is the reality for many of our federal counterparts. They have minimal visibility into network flows, and it is hard to know which workloads are communicating, let alone the full scope of hardware.

See risk: Visualize network communication and traffic

With Illumio, you can gain unprecedented visibility right out of the gate. Illumio paints the picture of your environment so you can see not only what you have, but what is talking to what.

And all of this is delivered in an intuitive visual map. See some communication that doesn’t look right? Shut it down immediately by denying traffic right within the app and it automatically protects the workload.

Set policy: Set granular segmentation policies

Not only do you gain unprecedented visibility into workloads and their communications, but the magic is in the control of application-level traffic. This is often how our adversaries move through the network. Illumio provides critical insight to start asking the right questions, and based on this, you can implement policy to, for example, quickly block ports that are commonly used by ransomware attacks.

Stop the spread: Automatically isolate compromised systems and assets

Our solution is designed to set granular segmentation policies. This not only controls unnecessary communications but also stops the spread. It can isolate high value assets to proactively lower your risk of a catastrophic breach or reactively in the case of an active attack.

Illumio is designed to meet the needs of all teams, no matter the size of their IT staff and any complexity. Teams can gain immediate value without significant onus on a lone network engineer. If you have a large technical staff, not only can Illumio support the scale, but you can go into depth with more granular rules and protections.

Illumio’s investment in FedRAMP provides all the benefits of this industry-leading technology to federal agencies with the added value of a cloud deployment.

Contact us today to learn how your agency can proactively protect against the spread of ransomware.

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