Important Provisional Authorization, Another Historic Milestone for CrowdStrike’s Expanding Public Sector Business
AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2022–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–crowdstrike (Nasdaq: CRWD), a leader in cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity, and data, today announced that it has been granted a Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) at Impact Level 4. (IL-4). This important authorization will allow CrowdStrike to implement CrowdStrike services now. Falcon® Cybersecurity Platform to a wide range of Department of Defense (DoD) and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) customers to protect their controlled unclassified information (CUI).
CrowdStrike received a Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) at Impact Level 4 (IL-4), which is defined by the Department of Defense cloud Safety Requirements Guide (SRG). This clearance marks another milestone in CrowdStrike’s ongoing investment and multi-year effort to bring its state-of-the-art cybersecurity technology to the public sector, technology used by 65 of the Fortune 100 and 15 of the top 20 banks globally to protect against risk. business. and stop violations. With the IL-4 P-ATO now in hand, CrowdStrike is proud to share that it has been working with DISA and our DoD sponsor toward a DoD Impact Level 5 (IL-5) P-ATO, and is committed to helping ensure the National security. Systems (NSS).
“The adoption of superior cloud-native technologies is mission critical for DoD and DIB as all federal agencies must remain vigilant in today’s intensified threat environment. It is critical that the government take steps to adequately prepare for the disruptive activity of our nation’s adversaries. said Shawn Henry, chief security officer for CrowdStrike and president of CrowdStrike Services. “This authorization will expand CrowdStrike’s support for federal agencies in defending against modern cyber threats, and we remain committed to reinforcing our commitments to the public sector. Public and private sector collaboration is critical during these unprecedented times, and the Cyber security must remain paramount for both sectors going forward.”
CrowdStrike remains relentless in its quest to help public sector customers and in recognizing the unique requirements related to cloud engineering. Innovative cloud-native technologies like CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform, which emphasize concepts like holistic zero trust and endpoint detection and response (EDR) at scale, have been embraced by federal cybersecurity leaders and provide US government agencies new options to adopt more transformative technologies. Today, CrowdStrike brings the powerful combination of cloud-native technology powered by AI through the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform, real-time threat intelligence, and elite threat hunting to protect some of the most critical endpoints and workloads. of the United States, including the Department of Defense, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), many other federal civilian agencies, and the Internet Safety Center (CIS). Additionally, CrowdStrike was one of the first security cloud service offerings (CSOs) to achieve FedRAMP authorization and offers comprehensive protection at scale with reduced complexity for government end users
Recently, CrowdStrike joined forces with Cloudflare and Ping Identity to help strengthen and increase the nation’s cyber readiness through Critical Infrastructure Defense Project, providing cybersecurity technologies and services at no cost to particularly vulnerable industries, including water utilities, the energy sector, and healthcare. The project, in collaboration with key public sector partners, provides access to CrowdStrike’s best-of-breed endpoint protection and intelligence services to help critical infrastructure organizations adopt an enhanced cybersecurity posture and defend against potential cyberattacks.
CrowdStrike is also a founding partner of CISA Joint Cyber Defense Collaboration (JCDC), which unifies cyber capabilities spread across federal agencies, state and local governments, and the private sector, fostering cybersecurity collaboration and information sharing.
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