Program Management Office

Knowledge Services is proud to serve as a Program Management Office for StateRAMP.

With over 25 years serving state and local governments, Knowledge Services is government’s largest managed service provider in the nation with more than a dozen state accounts and counting. As a FedRAMP Ready technology company with a people-focused mission, we believe in the importance of cybersecurity and rigorous security validation.

Commitment to Cybersecurity

StateRAMP Standards & Technical Committee

Our Project Management Office is committed to providing the same standards, policies, and quality of care to the people and organizations we serve. In an effort to continually promote the need for strong cybersecurity in IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS environments, our PMO Director and Chief Information Security Officer serves as a member of the StateRAMP Standards and Technical Committee.

Where StateRAMP Started

Knowledge Services’ President, Joe Bielawski, had a vision for StateRAMP in 2019 as means to bring state and local governments together with service providers to recognize a common method and standards for validating cloud security. In early 2020, a dozen government CIOs, CISOs, and Procurement and Privacy officers joined industry leaders from service providers and cybersecurity assessment organizations to charter StateRAMP. 

Bringing Secure Solutions to Government  

StateRAMP’s mission is to promote cybersecurity best practices through education, advocacy, and policy developmentIn order to support this mission, our Project Management Office provides simplified, standardized, and cost-effective solution for service providers who wish to validate the security of their IaaS, PaaS, and/or SaaS products. 

Partners in Cybersecurity

Service Providers

Through StateRAMP’s verify-once, serve-many approach, service providers can now obtain cost-effective, verifiable, and transferrableSecurity Status for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions used by state and local governments. 


Procurement Officials, Privacy Officers, and Information Security Officers at state and local governments as well as higher education institutions can be confident that third party service providers with StateRAMP Security Status meet and maintain the relevant, published cybersecurity policies.

Third Party Assessment Organizations

StateRAMP’s formalized, transparent, and simplified security standards built on the National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-53, allow independent third party assessment organizations easily validate the cybersecurity of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions. 

StateRAMP Resources

StateRAMP has partnered with industry experts and CIOs, CISOs, Procurement Officials, and Privacy Officers from service providers, third party assessment organizations, higher education institutes, and state and local governments to develop resources, policies, and templates for all users.

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