DIACAP Compliance Support Services

Praetorian Secure provides innovative DIACAP DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DoDI 8510.01) Support Services developed from direct experience as Agents of the Certification Authority Representatives (ACAR).

In working directly as “validators” for the Certification Authority (CA) and being actively involved in high level working groups we are fully aware of current trends and active DIACAP / FISMA guidance. Our security engineers are ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professions (CISSP) and experienced project planners who have assisted organizations at differing levels of compliance execute the DIACAP Implementation Plan.DIACAP Ready

Praetorian engineers are experts at helping organizations obtain and maintain a positive accreditation decision (IATT – Interim Authority to Test, IATO – Interim Authority to Operate, and ATO – Authority to Operate). No matter what nuisances exist within the organizational structure we are experts at working within the constraints presented to fully transition system.


Example DIACAP Service Offerings:


  • Transition in for DoD contract awards requiring DIACAP compliance and accreditation’s
  • Baseline compliance of the system or network based on assigned MAC/CL
  • Perform Security Engineering to enforce assigned IA Controls ( DoDI 8500.2)
  • Plan and execute the DIACAP Implementation Plan (DIP)
  • Perform Certification and Accreditation (C&A) preparation
  • Create DIACAP Score Card Package for submission to the Certification Authority (CA)
  • DIACAP Gap Assessment and Plan of Action and Milestones POA&M
  • Enforce Defense-In-depth Strategy (DiD)


Our DIACAP Certification & Accreditation Phased Approach:


DIACAP Certification


Based on our methods and strategies your staff will have a higher level of understanding as to how the process can be simplified. Our staff will integrate into the DIACAP team and consult and engineer solutions for assigned IA Controls during the appropriate stages of the DIACAP process flow.

In addition, we can assist with overall project management and planning for your DIACAP initiatives. We can lead the certification through all the process milestones and manage the path required for a successful accreditation via consulting, reduction in allocated resources and planning. The DIACAP support services overview below shows a graphical representation of how Praetorian Secure can assist with meeting your certification and accreditation goals.

Our services will be tailored to the needs of the organization based on certification standards utilized for the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) (DoD or NIST). We support organizations from all branches of the DoD; the US Army, Department of the Navy, US Air Force, TRICARE, and other Federal Agencies.  Also, Companies conducting business with the DoD who need to be “DIACAP Ready” or show proof of meeting compliance before acquisition.

Contact us for an informational meeting so we can explain how Praetorian Secure can support to your organization with a successful DIACAP (C&A).

DIACAP is Transitioning to RMF for DOD IT and NIST Based Compliance

Featured Clients:

Praetorian Secure has completed various DIACAP and NIST Certification Support efforts with Fortune 100 and 500 clients who received DoD awards. We specialize in implementation and transition-in support.

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