FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) Process

A consolidation of FedRAMP information relevant to the Workiva platform.
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Simplify the process to obtain information about the Workiva FedRAMP effort.

The Workiva Wdesk solution has been authorized to operate at a moderate level under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). This template consolidates information about the Workiva FedRAMP effort, including details about the FedRAMP Marketplace, Workiva FedRAMP package, and a complete listing of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) security controls covered by the FedRAMP moderate authorization all within a single document.

Key Features
  • Specific details about Workiva's FedRAMP authorization
  • Federal government agencies that granted ATO
  • NIST controls
  • Definition of acronyms and abbreviations
Compatible Solutions
To use this item, your organization needs to have purchased one of the following solutions.
Government Financial Reporting
Government Management Reporting
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Last Updated 08/15/2022 (Release Notes)

Frequently Asked Questions

The FedRAMP Marketplace (https://marketplace.fedramp.gov/#!/products?sort=productName) is a subsection of the federal FedRAMP website. The FedRAMP Marketplace contains details of cloud service providers, agencies, and products within the FedRAMP system.

The Workiva platform details are located at https://marketplace.fedramp.gov/#!/product/workiva-platform?sort=productName&productNameSearch=workiva.

The Workiva FedRAMP package may be requested through the Workiva product page on the FedRAMP Marketplace (https://marketplace.fedramp.gov/#!/product/workiva-platform?sort=productName&productNameSearch=workiva).

The package ID is FR1726564822.

The FedRAMP moderate authorization includes 326 NIST security controls covering 17 control families (NIST SP 800-53). The control families and specific controls are provided in the FedRAMP Authority to Operate (ATO) Process Information document.

Multiple agencies have granted an ATO for the Workiva platform, including Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) – Administration for Children & Families (ACF), Farm Credit Administration (FCA), General Services Administration (GSA), National Science Foundation (NSF), and Tennessee Valley Authority.

The Workiva product page on the FedRAMP Marketplace (https://marketplace.fedramp.gov/#!/product/workiva-platform?sort=productName&productNameSearch=workiva) contains the up-to-date list of agencies. Several additional agencies have completed internal assessment and authorization processes to grant ATO for the Workiva platform.

Fit for Purpose Solutions
Government Financial Reporting Automate low-value work, and ease the process of compiling and updating financial reports, performance reports, budget books, and more. Government Financial Reporting
Government Management Reporting Deliver financial and nonfinancial data in reports, presentations, and dashboards for decision making. Government Management Reporting