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Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®)

MongoDB Atlas for Government has achieved FedRAMP® Moderate Authorization

FedRAMP® is a US Federal Government program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the government by providing a standardized approach to security and risk assessment for cloud technologies and federal agencies.

MongoDB Atlas for Government has achieved FedRAMP® Moderate Authorization. FedRAMP Moderate Authorization is the standard for cloud computing security for– controlled, unclassified information (CUI) across federal government agencies. The moderate authorization complies with the security requirements appropriate for cloud service providers (CSPs) handling government data that is not publicly available. MongoDB Atlas for Government is FedRAMP Moderate Authorization–it complies with strong security controls and requirements.

What is FedRAMP?

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) established in 2011, is a government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. FedRAMP empowers agencies to use modern cloud technologies, with an emphasis on the security and protection of federal information.

What does FedRAMP Authorized mean?

FedRAMP Authorized, at the Moderate or High Impact Level, is reserved for CSPs that have successfully completed the FedRAMP Authorization process with the JAB or a Federal Agency. It indicates that all requirements have been met and the offering is available for agencies to use.

Read more about FedRAMP designations here.

What is MongoDB Atlas for Government?

MongoDB Atlas for Government is a separate environment of MongoDB Atlas, dedicated to meeting the demanding security and privacy needs of the US Federal Government. It is available on AWS US GovCloud East/West and AWS FedRAMP Moderate East/West regions.

What FedRAMP designation has MongoDB Atlas for Government (US) achieved?

MongoDB Atlas for Government has currently achieved FedRAMP Moderate Authorization.

You can view the Atlas for Government FedRAMP designation on the FedRAMP Marketplace. If you have questions about FedRAMP Authorization or require one or more specific Agency Authorizations to Operate (ATOs) to use Atlas for Government, please contact us here.

Atlas for Government received the FedRAMP Moderate designation on January 18th 2023.

Who performed the independent third-party audit of MongoDB Atlas for Government (US) for the FedRAMP designation?

What does FedRAMP Moderate Authority to Operate (ATO) mean for MongoDB customers?

US public-sector organizations can use MongoDB Atlas for Government (US) to securely modernize their applications and minimize operational risk by moving and storing their data in the cloud. As the need for modern, reliable public-sector web applications grows, agencies can expect a much-improved user experience across their applications.

ISVs looking to build their own FedRAMP offerings can leverage MongoDB Atlas for Government (US) as it provides a simplified and fast way to meet FedRAMP requirements, and speed up the development of offerings for the US Government.

What is FedRAMP Marketplace and how do I check for MongoDB FedRAMP Authorization?

The FedRAMP Marketplace is the official online repository of Cloud Service Offerings (CSOs) that are in various stages of the FedRAMP process. It provides a convenient, one-stop shop for Federal Agencies to find FedRAMP Authorized cloud service providers.

Learn more about FedRAMP Marketplace and MongoDB FedRAMP designation.

How can I obtain the control implementation summary and customer responsibility matrix (CIS/CRM) for MongoDB Atlas for Government?

These are available under NDA. Please contact us here with your request.

Which MongoDB products are in scope for the FedRAMP designation?

The MongoDB product in scope for FedRAMP is Atlas for Government, which includes Atlas Search, Time series and other capabilities.

Whom should I contact if I have questions regarding FedRAMP and MongoDB?

Please contact us here with any questions about FedRAMP and MongoDB.

How can I request MongoDB's FedRAMP documentation package?

If you are a US Agency, you can request MongoDB's FedRAMP package by following these instructions. MongoDB's FedRAMP package no is: FR2122150307

Where can I find technical documentation for MongoDB Atlas for Government and supported features?

Refer to the documentation to learn more about Atlas for Government and supported features.