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Coalfire #1 Leader in FedRAMP®, Compliance, Cloud Pen Testing in 2022

Coalfire today announced another successful year extending its leadership in the cybersecurity industry. The 21-year veteran increased its cloud managed services (CMS) business by more than 300%, gaining market share in the industry’s key growth areas of compliance, cloud penetration testing, and FedRAMP advisory and authorization.

February 14, 2023

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New Coalfire Report Reveals CISOs Rising Influence

In partnership with the world-class Dark Reading research team, global cybersecurity pioneer Coalfire unveiled its second annual State of CISO Influence report, which explores the expanding influence of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other security leaders.

January 18, 2023

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Coalfire Releases Guidance as President Joe Biden Signs FedRAMP Authorization Act into Law

President Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, taking a giant step forward in securing the federal government’s cloud-first mission. The FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) Authorization Act, outlined in section 5921 of the NDAA, formalizes the cybersecurity certification that cloud service providers (CSPs) must obtain before working with the U.S. government.

December 23, 2022

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Coalfire Federal Expands NIH Partnership with NHLBI Cyber Award

The NHLBI, the third-largest institute within NIH, provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program promoting the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhancing the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. This latest cybersecurity services award to Coalfire Federal will enable NHLBI to maintain operational readiness and accelerate its mission.

December 13, 2022

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Coalfire Recipient of Black Unicorn Award, 11 Additional Awards in 2022

Coalfire, the largest global cybersecurity firm, today announced that it is a winner of Cyber Defense Magazine’s prestigious Black Unicorn Award, which acknowledges cybersecurity companies with the potential to reach a $1 billion market value as determined by private or public investment. This accolade joins 11 other awards Coalfire won in 2022, exemplifying the company’s exceptional individuals, outstanding workplace culture, and numerous achievements.

November 1, 2022

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Coalfire Names New CFO and General Counsel

Coalfire, the largest global cybersecurity firm, recently appointed Merri Chandler as chief financial officer, and Aparna Dasai Williams as general counsel.

September 27, 2022

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Coalfire Federal Among the First Authorized to Conduct CMMC Assessments

Coalfire Federal announced it has been authorized by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (the Cyber AB) as a CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO). Coalfire was one of the first to be named a C3PAO candidate and is now among the first authorized by the Cyber AB to conduct CMMC assessments. The authorization fortifies the company’s comprehensive compliance capabilities that enable clients to prepare for and obtain CMMC certification.

August 23, 2022