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stackArmor has deep professional experience in delivering secure and compliance-oriented IT solutions to regulated industries in Government, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Energy. Our experts help protect you from the cyber threat challenges through systems engineering best practices developed over decades while working with US Federal Agencies requiring compliance with NIST, FFIEC, FISMA, FedRAMP, DHS, and DISA.

About Us

stackArmor provides FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF, DOD, and CMMC 2.0 ATO acceleration solutions that reduce the time and cost by 40%. stackArmor's architects and engineers have supported US Government and Defense cloud transformation programs since 2009 starting with the migration of Recovery.gov to the AWS cloud and receiving the first government-wide cloud ATO. Since then stackArmor has supported large cloud transformation programs including the US Treasury's FedRAMP High Workplace.gov Community Cloud (WC2), GSA's Cloud Adoption Center of Excellence (CoE) Playbook, and cloud security and migration programs at the US Department of Agriculture, Health & Human Services/FDA, US Treasury, US Department of Education (ED/FSA), Department of Transportation and State organizations like the District of Columbia’s Health Benefits Exchange (HBX) amongst others.

Our government cybersecurity compliance acceleration solutions powered by the stackArmor ThreatAlert Security Platform reduce the cost and time of compliance by 40% for commercial ISV's, enterprises, small businesses, public sector organizations, and educational institutions required to meet FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF, DOD CC SRG, CMMC or similar requirements including C2M2 (Department of Energy), FDA Part 11 and IRS Pub 1075.

Leadership Team

Meet the stackArmor Leadership team!

Gaurav “GP” Pal

CEO & Founder

Gaurav “GP” Pal, CEO and Founder, has over 20 years of IT consulting experience with large US Government, Defense, and Commercial Organizations driving cloud adoption and implementing NIST security standards for FedRAMP, FISMA, and DFARS/CMMC 2.0 compliance. He has received the Fed 100 and GCN Rising Star awards in 2015 and 2011 for his successful migration of Recovery.gov and Treasury.gov with the Authority To Operate (ATO) on AWS. He has since led multiple large cloud computing programs for the Whitehouse Office of American Innovation as part of the Centers of Excellence (CoE) to modernize legacy IT portfolios for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Housing Urban Development (HUD), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Department of Education (ED), US Treasury as well as the government focused commercial organizations like SAP, Siemens, General Dynamics, CACI amongst others. Prior to founding stackArmor, he was a Vice-President of Cloud & Security Solutions developing and delivering strategic transformational programs for IT modernization using Cloud technologies.

Fawad Siraj

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Fawad Siraj, CTO and Co-Founder, is an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect with over 15 years of industry experience in systems engineering, infrastructure modernization, and systems development. He successfully migrated and operated large mission cloud systems to commercial cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure for US Public Sector, Federal, Non-profit and Commercial clients. He has deep domain expertise in secure cloud architectures and design practices for FFIEC, HIPAA, FedRAMP, and FISMA compliant systems requiring system hardening in compliance with OWASP Top 10, CIS, and DISA STIG amongst others. Fawad drives the technical delivery organization and ensures the implementation of strong security processes in compliance with FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC requirements using industry best practices like Landing Zones, Infrastructure-as-code, and use of automated continuous monitoring. Prior to founding stackArmor, he was Sr. Development Manager for a number of Defense and Government Integrators like Northrup Grumman.

Martin Rieger

Chief Solutions Officer & CISO

Martin Rieger is the Chief Solutions Officer at stackArmor responsible for developing FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, and CMMC compliant solutions for the marketplace. With over 20 years of progressive information systems experience specializing in cybersecurity and network security operations in multi-site and multi-platform environments. Mr. Rieger’s extensive background includes providing guidance on delivery systems for local, national, civilian, and military health care delivery systems as the former ISSO for the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General and as an active duty member of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Rieger has experience leading enterprise security personnel in the oversight of critical command and control systems, including managing activities throughout the C&A process, security test and evaluation, risk management, vulnerability assessments, security reviews, and audits of the network environment to identify vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with established standards and regulations in accordance with DoD agencies. Mr. Rieger has led ATO engagements for over a decade at multiple leading 3PAOs including Coalfire, EmeSec, and EmagineIT.

Bunmi Olukoya

Sr. Director, Compliance and Consulting

Bunmi Olukoya is the Senior Director of Compliance and Consulting at stackArmor. During her time at stackArmor, she has been responsible for project management and maintaining the quality of stackArmor’s business while working with public and private entities to improve their security and compliance postures, including government, retail, healthcare, financial institutions, service providers, software providers, and application developers. Bunmi has over 20 years of experience in a variety of business-relevant roles in information security and compliance, operations, project management, applications development, assessment, and consulting. Her experience includes NIST 800-171 for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Defense Financial Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA), Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Federal Risk Assessment and Management Program (FedRAMP). Prior to joining stackArmor, she was a 3PAO Senior Consultant performing FedRAMP assessments and consulting cloud service providers seeking authorization.

Kristen Page

Kristen Page

Director, CMMC 2.0 Compliance and Consulting

Kristen Page is the Director of CMMC Compliance and Consulting at stackArmor. Kristen has over 20 years of experience in security and compliance services for government contractors. She is responsible for the development of FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF and CMMC 2.0 documentation packages including system security plans, procedures and policies. Her experience includes Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Federal Risk Assessment and Management Program (FedRAMP), providing advisory services for selecting, implementing, and monitoring information security controls and managing all Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAMs). In addition to NIST and FedRAMP advisory services, Kristen is a certified CMMC 2.0 Registered Practitioner.

Dave Musci

Dave Musci

Sr. Director, Cybersecurity ISV, Space and Emerging Technology Solutions

Dave Musci is a Senior Director of Cloud Solutions delivery for Cybersecurity ISV, Space and Emerging Technology customers at stackArmor. Dave has over 20 years of professional experience in solutions development and delivery for compliance focused markets. He has been responsible for the management and delivery of complex cloud, security and compliance solutions for DOD and Federal customers in compliance with DISA and NIST requirements. Dave has successfully deployed and supported large cloud migrations on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform for highly regulated markets. He currently leads all solutions delivery with a particular focus on FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF and CMMC 2.0 solutions for cybersecurity, space, aerospace and emerging technology customers at stackArmor.

Brian Rupert

Brian Rupert

Sr Manager, Federal and Defense Solutions

Brian Rupert is a Senior Manager of Cloud Solutions delivery for Federal and Defense customer segments at stackArmor. Brian has over 20 years of architecture and systems engineering experience building, integrating, managing, and delivering secure technology solutions. He has extensive knowledge of public and private cloud architectures, data center consolidation, Internet and enterprise application architectures, virtualization, storage, systems and infrastructure monitoring, telecom and systems administration. Brian has deep hands on management experience with NIST, FISMA/RMF, FedRAMP, and DOD Cloud requirements including U-NNPI. He has successfully deployed and supported large cloud migrations on AWS for both defense and federal customers with a strong focus on continuous monitoring and cATO's.

Ryan Mishoe

Ryan Mishoe

Sr. Manager, Education, Healthcare and Non-Profit Solutions

Ryan Mishoe is a Senior Manager of Cloud Solutions delivery for Education, Healthcare and Non-Profit customer segments at stackArmor. Ryan has over 20 years of professional services, systems engineering and delivery experience meeting complex security and compliance requirements for US Federal and DOD customers. He has led and managed large programs for Federal and DOD agencies including the Department of Education and US Army Special Operations Command. He has in depth knowledge of public/private cloud architectures, data center consolidation, as well as NIST compliance requirements including Authority To Operate (ATO) and Continuous Monitoring (CONMON).

Matt Venne

Matt Venne

Director, Solutions Architecture

Matt Venne is a Director for Solutions Architecture and Engineering for FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF and CMMC 2.0 compliant cloud environments. Matt provides technical and architectural leadership on complex segmentation, encryption and Kubernetes deployment services meeting NIST requirements. He has in-depth understanding of FIPS, OWASP, CIS and DISA security benchmarks. Matt is instrumental in driving solutions engineering and practice development in emerging technology areas including AWS CDK, Kubernetes, and deployment automation services for US Federal and DOD customers.

Stuti Priya

Stuti Priya

Program Manager

Stuti Priya is the Program Manager for compliance and consulting projects at stackArmor. Stuti has managed and supported large cloud migration, assessment and continuous programs as part of a 3PAO organization. She is responsible for operating the PMO to ensure the timely delivery of all FedRAMP, FISMA/RMF and CMMC 2.0 projects. She is a key member of the delivery team orchestrating a number of teams both on the stackArmor side as well as on the client and assessor side.

Board of Advisors

We have a strong track of performance and delivery. Our business references, advisors and supporters include prominent experts in business, technology, government and entrepreneurship.

Mr. Fontana is an experienced turnaround and operating CEO and has PE experience as well as top tier, partner-level strategy consulting experience with a Big 4 firm. His Specialties include Operating partner, turning around troubled portfolio firms; Growing consumer goods brands and companies profitably and sustainably; LEAN manufacturing and operations/Toyota Production System.

Mr. Collison is an industry veteran, entrepreneur, and pioneer in large-scale distributed systems and enterprise cloud computing. He founded and is CEO of Apcera, and has held executive positions at Google, VMware, and TIBCO Software.

Mr. Williams is the Founder and CEO of Bingo Bongo Technologies and has extensive experience with large scale, secure, and cloud-based solutions development. He has a long history of working in the identity management space, at Anakam, Equifax, and Verato (where he is currently a Board Member). He is a serial entrepreneur who came out of government national security programs and understands the importance of cybersecurity and national level policy in healthcare, financial services, and large multi-national operations.

Prashanth “PV” Boccasam is a General Partner at Novak Biddle Venture Partners (NBVP). He has over 20 years of operational and executive management experience. PV is currently on the Boards of Appfluent Technologies (acquired by Attunity (NASDAQ: ATTU), Appian Corporation, Centrifuge Systems, and Copiun (acquired by Good Technology). He was also an investor and co-founder of ClearStandards (acquired by SAP).

In The News

Read about stackArmor in the news and our press releases.

stackArmor Supports Forcepoint Expansion of Its Cloud Service Offerings by Adding CASB, ZTNA and SWG to FedRAMP Authorization

stackArmor’s ThreatAlert® ATO Accelerator helps ISV’s and SaaS providers reduce the time and cost of FedRAMP authorizations November 16, 2022 01:08 PM Eastern Standard Time TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–stackArmor, Inc., a leading provider of Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®), Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), CMMC 2.0, and StateRAMP compliance acceleration solutions, announced today […]

Nov 17 2022
3 Reasons why you should join me at re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent – our most transformative tech event – is right around the corner. For 10 years, the global cloud community has come together at re:Invent in Las Vegas to meet, get inspired, and rethink what’s possible. I will be leading a one-hour session entitled “Partnering to capitalize on public sector innovation” at 11 a.m. […]

Nov 09 2022
Checkmarx Expands its U.S. Federal Government Cloud Service Offerings as it Initiates the Process for a FedRAMP Authorization

The Checkmarx One™ Application Security Platform is preparing to meet the rigorous requirements of FedRAMP alongside the currently authorized Checkmarx CxSAST ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Checkmarx, the global leader in developer-centric application security testing (AST) solutions, today announced that it has initiated the process to achieve Federal Risk and Authorization Management program (FedRAMP®) […]

Nov 09 2022
Ermetic Initiates U.S. Federal Government FedRAMP Authorization for Authority to Operate

Cloud Security Provider Names Ben McGucken to Head Federal Sales and Announces Support for AWS GovCloud (US) and Azure for US Government September 14, 2022 09:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ermetic, the cloud infrastructure security company, today announced that it has initiated the process to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO) […]

Nov 09 2022
stackArmor Announces Launch of stackArmor ATO Machine (ATOM) for FedRAMP ATO Acceleration and cATO Use Cases

stackArmor announces the launch of stackArmor ATO Machine (ATOM), a platform-as-code solution to automate the deployment and delivery of compliant and highly operationally ready environments for large, regulated enterprises.

Washington, DC
Feb 09 2022
Authority to Operate (ATO) on AWS Offering From stackArmor Helps Red Hat to Accelerate FedRAMP Authority to Operate Project With Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA)

stackArmor, Inc., a leading provider of FedRAMP, FISMA, CMMC and StateRAMP compliance acceleration solutions on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), government centric security and compliance, today announced that it has collaborated with Red Hat to accelerate the FedRAMP Authority To Operate (ATO) project for Red Hat OpenShift Service on AWS (ROSA).

Washington, DC
Jan 25 2022
Authority to Operate on AWS Brings Splunk, Telos Corporation and stackArmor Together to Create a Simple and Fast Way to Help Achieve Compliance

FASTTR initiative enhances stackArmor’s ThreatAlert by building on market-leading Telos’ Xacta for security compliance documentation and Splunk for security information and event management.

Washington, DC
Oct 01 2021

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Careers

Welcome to the stackArmor Careers page! We are an exciting cloud migration, managed services, and cybersecurity solutions provider headquartered in Washington DC. We help customers in financial services, healthcare, and public sector markets successfully transform their businesses using cloud technologies.

Security Analyst

Location: McLean, VA 22102

stackArmor is a fast-growing AWS security and cloud migration services partner with a focus on delivering compliance focused services. We were ranked #136 in the INC 500 fastest growing private companies in North America. We are growing our team and looking for talented and enthusiastic AWS engineers to help us migrate, manage, and automate common security and operations functions.

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Security Engineer

stackArmor is a fast-growing AWS security and cloud migration services partner with a focus on delivering compliance focused services. We were ranked #136 in the INC 500 fastest growing private companies in North America. We are growing our team and looking for talented and enthusiastic AWS engineers to help us migrate, manage, and automate common security and operations functions.

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Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

As a member of the stackArmor– Cloud Advisory team, your work will revolve around the delivery of strategic advisory services and deliverables as it pertains to enterprise security architectures of cloud and containerized environments. This includes providing enterprise-level advisory for clients on how to achieve cloud security requirements as part of migrations, greenfield builds, and/or existing environments. It also requires performing maturity gap assessments against client cloud and container environments. Click here to learn more about the job responsibilities and qualifications required for the position.

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Sr. AWS Solutions Architect – Container Specialist

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

We are a fast-growing AWS security and compliance services partner with an exciting set of solutions in the security and operations management space.

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Sr. Consultant – FedRAMP Advisory Services

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area (Tysons, VA)

stackArmor is fast-growing Cloud security, compliance, and ATO acceleration solutions provider headquartered in Washington DC. As a member of the stackArmor ATO Acceleration team, you will deliver FedRAMP, FISMA, and CMMC compliance solutions. Your work will revolve around the delivery of FedRAMP, RMF, and CMMC Documentation artifacts including policies, procedures, plans, and strategic advisory services. You will also be responsible for providing FedRAMP, FISMA, CMMC compliance advisory for clients on how to achieve cloud security requirements as part of migrations, greenfield builds, and/or existing environments.

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Private: Technical Lead Continuous Monitoring

Location: Washington D.C Metro Area and Tysons VA

As a Technical Lead, you will be a forward-thinking team player ensuring stackArmor’s technical systems and applications work optimally and deliver their intended value.

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