From C&A to A&A: The RMF Shoe Has Dropped
Certification and accreditation (C&A) has been like alphabet soup. As it transitions to assessment and authorization (A&A), it's time to sort through the confusion and identify which terms and processes apply in any given situation.
This paper sorts through the confusion to identify which terms, approaches, and processes apply in a given situation and details the cross domain solution (CDS) A&A processes being used by the Department of Defense (DoD), the Intelligence Community (IC) and Civilian government.
Download this whitepaper which will address questions such as:
- What are the temporal relationships among A&A components?
- How do all of the A&A components fit together?
- What is the A&A flow from the perspective of an information system development organization?