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Government Certification

Thanks to our Raytheon heritage, Forcepoint draws on decades of unique experience as a prime security contractor and consultant in the government, intelligence and law enforcement spheres. When you need Assessment and Authorization (A&A) support, there is no one better than our experts to guide you.

Forcepoint offers extensive A&A services, both for our own solutions and for externally-developed solutions.

Our experts ensure that the U.S. federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) is used accurately for all solutions. We identify risk-and-apply mitigations, minimizing potential vulnerabilities that could be exploited during operational use. Some of our specific service areas are listed below:

Testing Standards

NIST 800-37 (RMF) Based Processes

  • Selection and tailoring of NIST 800-53 controls and overlays
  • Tailoring of System Security Plan (SSP) and related documentation
  • Execution of formal test events

Legacy Secret and Below Interoperability (SABI) Process

  • Development of Cross Domain Appendix
  • Support community briefings
  • Delivery, training and support for certification testing
  • Support site test and evaluation, including final reports

Community-Specific Processes

  • Experience with a wide variety of unique processes used in specific scenarios

International Authorization Processes

  • Facilitation of information sharing between U.S. and partner nations

Professional Services Offerings

A&A Processes and Facilitation

  • Guidance on best practices for each community and process

Tailored A&A Documents

  • Deployment-specific documentation with reuse from common body of evidence

Assessment Support

  • Test plan/procedure development, dry run and formal execution

Authorization Support

  • Briefings to authorizing officials; generation of Plan Of Action and Milestones (POAMs)

Trusted Agent

  • Certifying Authority Services on behalf of Government customers

We offer other related services as well. To discuss any of our Government Certification services with a Forcepoint specialist, please fill out this form and we will get back to you promptly.