ServiceNow Secures US DOD Impact Level-5 Provisional Authorization
March 30, 2022
Share this

ServiceNow announced that the ServiceNow National Security Cloud (NSC) offering obtained a US Department of Defense (DOD) Impact Level 5 (IL5) Provisional Authorization.

This makes the ServiceNow NSC one of the few software‑as‑a‑service and platform‑as‑a‑service (SaaS/PaaS) offerings built and authorized to meet the rigorous Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide at Impact Level 5.

The IL5 Provisional Authorization will accelerate the DOD’s digital transformation, as it enables the DOD, its mission partners and select federal agencies to move highly sensitive data, including Controlled Unclassified Information and Unclassified National Security Systems, to ServiceNow cloud‑based solutions hosted on Microsoft Azure Government.

“Since forming a strategic alliance with Microsoft in 2018, ServiceNow has empowered the DOD to modernize its digital infrastructure and meet other mission‑critical objectives, such as driving efficiency and delivering better experiences for employees,” said Steve Walters,VP of Federal Sales, ServiceNow. “Validating our commitment to meeting greater security compliance standards, the IL5 Provisional Authorization makes it easier for customers across the DOD to achieve mission objectives fast, and address critical issues impacting their organization, from navigating the new world of work to maximizing talent retention and engagement.”

Through its IL5 Provisional Authorization, NSC provides federal agencies with 430 security controls, enabling them to better manage, process and safeguard their data. This authorization for NSC expands ServiceNow’s growing portfolio of services that are tailored for the U.S. public sector, which already includes the Government Community Cloud (GCC) cloud service offering. GCC possesses both a FedRAMP High Provisional Authority to Operate (P‑ATO) and a DoD IL4 PA as well.

ServiceNow continues to be committed to customer information security and data privacy requirements.

Share this

The Latest

June 23, 2022

Digital businesses don't invest in monitoring for monitoring's sake. They do it to make the business run better. Every dollar spent on observability — every hour your team spends using monitoring tools or responding to what they reveal — should tie back directly to business outcomes: conversions, revenues, brand equity. If they don't? You might be missing the forest for the trees ...

June 22, 2022

Every day, companies are missing customer experience (CX) "red flags" because they don't have the tools to observe CX processes or metrics. Even basic errors or defects in automated customer interactions are left undetected for days, weeks or months, leading to widespread customer dissatisfaction. In fact, poor CX and digital technology investments are costing enterprises billions of dollars in lost potential revenue ...

June 21, 2022

Organizations are moving to microservices and cloud native architectures at an increasing pace. The primary incentive for these transformation projects is typically to increase the agility and velocity of software release and product innovation. These dynamic systems, however, are far more complex to manage and monitor, and they generate far higher data volumes ...

June 16, 2022

Global IT teams adapted to remote work in 2021, resolving employee tickets 23% faster than the year before as overall resolution time for IT tickets went down by 7 hours, according to the Freshservice Service Management Benchmark Report from Freshworks ...

June 15, 2022

Once upon a time data lived in the data center. Now data lives everywhere. All this signals the need for a new approach to data management, a next-gen solution ...

June 14, 2022

Findings from the 2022 State of Edge Messaging Report from Ably and Coleman Parkes Research show that most organizations (65%) that have built edge messaging capabilities in house have experienced an outage or significant downtime in the last 12-18 months. Most of the current in-house real-time messaging services aren't cutting it ...

June 13, 2022
Today's users want a complete digital experience when dealing with a software product or system. They are not content with the page load speeds or features alone but want the software to perform optimally in an omnichannel environment comprising multiple platforms, browsers, devices, and networks. This calls into question the role of load testing services to check whether the given software under testing can perform optimally when subjected to peak load ...
June 09, 2022

Networks need to be up and running for businesses to continue operating and sustaining customer-facing services. Streamlining and automating network administration tasks enable routine business processes to continue without disruption, eliminating any network downtime caused by human error or other system flaws ...

June 08, 2022

Enterprises have had access to various Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tools for quite a few years, to guide in their project selection and execution lifecycle. Yet, in spite of the digital evolution of management software, many organizations still fail to construct an effective PPM plan or utilize cutting-edge management tools ...

June 07, 2022

It has become increasingly difficult for DevOps and SRE teams to minimize the impact of issues and ensure high-quality end-user experiences. In this blog, I'm going to propose a new approach to support real-time use cases — edge observability — that enables you to detect issues as they occur and resolve them in minutes ...