Ermetic Launches US Federal Government FedRAMP for Authorization to Operate


BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hermetic, the cloud infrastructure security company, today announced that it has initiated the process to obtain Authority of Operation (ATO) status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP is a government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a standardized approach to the security assessment, authorization, and ongoing monitoring of cloud products and services.

The company also announced the appointment of Ben McGucken as regional vice president of sales for the United States and Latin America, who will lead the company’s FedRAMP certification. Additionally, the Ermetic cloud security platform now supports AWS GovCloud (US) and Azure for US Government – which are designed to meet the specific regulatory and compliance requirements of US government agencies at federal, state and local levels. that run sensitive workloads in the cloud.

The company engaged stackArmor, Inc, a leading provider of FedRAMP engineering and consulting services, to guide Ermetic through the FedRAMP ATO process. stackArmor and its team of experts have over a decade of experience helping cloud service providers ensure their solutions meet compliance standards, including FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST.

“We are thrilled to partner with Ermetic on their FedRAMP journey to an ATO,” said Martin Rieger, chief solutions officer for stackArmor. “stackAmor’s ThreatAlert is an integrated suite of security and compliance services deployed within the scope of accreditation. It also includes ongoing monitoring designed to help companies like Ermetic reduce the level of effort and costs while speeding up the FedRAMP process.

“Federal, state, and local governments are using the cloud to provide better services to voters, but must address security risks, especially those associated with preventing breaches, detecting problems early, and protecting information. personal,” said Shai Morag, CEO of Ermetic. “Ermetic is committed to the FedRAMP process to provide each level of government with a comprehensive cloud-native application protection solution.”

Ben McGucken joins Ermetic from data security provider BitGlass, where he was assistant vice president of sales for South America and Latin America. He has also held leadership positions at ExtraHop, Palo Alto Networks and Layer 3 Communications.

“Ermetic already supports AWS GovCloud and Azure for Government for customers who want to perform proof of concept evaluations,” said Ben McGucken. “As we move forward through the FedRAMP authorization process, government agencies can be confident that the Ermetic platform is designed to meet the regulatory and compliance requirements they need to meet for cloud workloads.”

About Ermetic

Ermetic helps prevent breaches by reducing the attack surface of cloud infrastructure and enforcing least privilege at scale in the most complex environments. The Ermetic SaaS platform provides comprehensive cloud security for AWS, Azure and GCP that covers both Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) and Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM). The company is led by proven technology entrepreneurs whose previous companies were acquired by Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks and others. Ermetic has received funding from Accel, Forgepoint, Glilot Capital Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Qumra and Target Global. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


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