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What are European DMA and DSA laws? What is FedRamp? Why do the matter?

What are European DMA and DSA laws? What is FedRamp? Why do the matter?

European DMA (Data Protection Directive) and DSA (Data Security Act) laws are two key pieces of legislation which ensure that personal data is collected, stored and used securely and in accordance with data privacy principles.

The DMA and DSA provide a framework of data protection that applies across all European Union (EU) member states.

They require organizations to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data, including data encryption and pseudonymization.

FedRamp (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) is a US government program which provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

The FedRamp standard is based on the NIST 800-53 security control framework and is designed to enable government agencies to securely use cloud services.

FedRamp is designed to ensure that cloud services meet federal security standards, and to streamline the process of evaluating and authorizing cloud services for use by government agencies.

DMA and DSA laws and FedRamp are important because they ensure that personal data is managed and used securely, and that cloud services used by government agencies meet the highest security standards.

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