Telos Corporation’s Xacta Platform Achieves FedRAMP Ready Designation

Michael McGehee
Michael McGehee
January 30, 2024 • 2 min read
FedRAMP Ready | Telos Corporation

We are pleased to announce that Telos® has received FedRAMP® Ready designation at the High impact level for our Xacta IT and cyber risk management platform from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Program Management Office (PMO). Telos is now listed as a FedRAMP Ready vendor in the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Marketplace for U.S. federal agencies and government contractors under the “Cybersecurity and Risk Management” category, where Xacta, Telos’ premiere IT and cyber risk management platform, is listed as a SaaS offering.

Importance of the FedRAMP Ready Designation

FedRAMP was established in 2011 to provide a cost-effective, risk-based approach for the adoption and use of cloud services by the federal government. FedRAMP empowers agencies to use modern cloud technologies with an emphasis on the security and protection of federal information. 

After first being prioritized by FedRAMP to pursue a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB), we’re proud to have achieved this significant new milestone on the way to full FedRAMP authorization. FedRAMP Ready indicates that a third-party assessment organization has attested to Telos’ readiness for the authorization process and that a Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) has been reviewed and approved by the FedRAMP PMO. The RAR documents Telos’ capability to meet FedRAMP security requirements.

About Xacta 

Deployed at some of the world’s most security-conscious organizations, Xacta is an IT and cyber risk management platform designed to help organizations meet the complex challenges of managing IT and cyber risk with intelligent workflow, automated control selection and assessment, and continuous compliance monitoring. The SaaS instance of Xacta offers a vast knowledgebase of thousands of individual security requirements and associated test procedures, organized and cross-referenced into more than 100 security policies and standards to produce artifacts in traditional office documents and digital formats like Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL). For more information about Xacta, visit

Michael McGehee
Michael McGehee
Project Manager Deputy
Michael McGehee joined Telos in May of 2020 and currently serves as Project Manager Deputy.
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