Certification & Accreditation

Foreground Security provides government organizations with best of breed Certification & Accreditation services.  Foreground Security develops all categories of accreditation packages – system accreditation for major applications or general support systems, site certification/accreditation for systems and applications at specific self-contained locations, and type accreditation for systems or applications distributed across multiple locations.

Our information assurance professionals build and deliver a comprehensive C&A package that includes all the required documentation and reports detailing the plan and assessment results. It is prepared in accordance with agency needs and applicable standards such as NIST, DIACAP or DoDIIS and best practices. Through this service we not only simplify and standardize compliance, we deliver the services you need to achieve FISMA compliance.

We provide these C&A services across the Federal government with these goals in mind:

  • Enable more consistent, comparable, and repeatable evaluations of security controls applied to federal information systems
  • Promote a better understanding of enterprise-wide mission risks resulting from the operation of information systems
  • Create more complete, reliable, and trustworthy information for authorizing officials---- facilitating more informed security accreditation decisions
  • Help achieve more secure information systems within the Federal government including the critical infrastructure of the United States

Foreground Security also provides verification and validation services to evaluate the accuracy and quality of C&A work performed by internal resources or outside contractors.