Akytech Consulting has a demonstrated track record of assisting federal agencies with all phases of their certification and accreditation (C&A) planning and implementation to comply with all government regulations and guidance. To build long-term relationships with our clients, we focus on reliability, timeliness, performance, safety, and suitability for the intended end-use. We bring extensive knowledge and experience w.r.t Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes for Federal information systems. We are well versed in all DoD security guidelines.

We bring past success certifying and accrediting applications in accordance with agency standards, including Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP). We have Certification & Accreditation experts with excellent knowledge and experience in the criteria, processes and timeliness factor required to implement a compliant C&A program. Our C&A team members have worked as program security leads for government and contractual organizations guiding program personnel through the process of certification in accordance with NIACAP and NIST Risk Management Framework guidance. Regardless of whether an effort is in the initial startup phase or closing on an ATO (Authority to Operate) milestone, our knowledgeable C&A experts can augment existing project teams to ensure potential C&A pitfalls are avoided.

Our support services include:
  • Program Planning
  • Program Development
  • Life Cycle Implementation & Support
  • Program Governance
  • Compliance Verification Assessment

We have established and practiced procedures supporting federal IT security requirements; conduct risk assessments to identify threats/vulnerabilities for existing/planned requirements supporting federal mandates; provide cyber security planning, reporting, and implementation; maintain and support cyber security infrastructures; perform vulnerability risk assessments and manage risks with the Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) process; support information assurance and certification and accreditation; support Identity Credentialing and Management using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technologies; as well as provide training.