Information Risk Management

Risk Management Framework

Risk Management Framework (RMF) is a government mandated process that integrates information security and risk management activities into the system development life cycle (SDLC) to secure computers, networks, and critical IT infrastructures. This includes the technologies, tactics, and design techniques, as well as education and certification requirements to secure applications and networks in private and public sector organizations.

Rivera Group’s cybersecurity professionals have established extensive experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Army Logistics Information System Update (ALIS-UP), and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V). We use these tools to give our clients assurance their information is safe, secure, and available for only those who have a need-to-know. As a part of RMF, we deliver the following to our clients:

  • Patch management
  • Vulnerability management
  • Independent verification and validation for government acceptance tests
  • Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) for systems
  • System accreditation
  • Continuous monitoring


Our Information Risk Management Experience
See how Rivera Group’s information risk management professionals helped this DoD agency reach complete cybersecurity compliance. Learn More >


Tools and Technologies

Rivera Group’s cybersecurity professionals conduct a comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and security controls employed within or inherited by an information system. We identify and evaluate all applicable controls for each assigned system by following the assessment guidelines in NIST SP 800-53A, whether it is an initial self-assessment of a system undergoing RMF authorization for the first time or a system transitioning from DIACAP to the full continuous monitoring phases of the RMF cycle. 

Our RMF team conducts risk assessments by identifying internal and external threats and determining what adverse impacts could occur if those threats and vulnerabilities should materialize. We adhere to the guidelines in NIST SP 800-37 Guide for Applying the Risk 

Management Framework to Federal Information Systems, which is an effective information security risk management program that requires individuals at each level of the organization understand their roles and responsibilities in providing adequate security and for managing the risk associated with the information system. Our RMF team provides our customers the reassurance their systems will meet all federal requirements to operate while still maintaining a strong level of user confidentiality, data integrity, and system availability.


Rivera Group is dedicated to meeting your RMF requirements to ensure compliance while providing the following benefits:

  • Reduced cyber vulnerability risk through quick and accurate patch management
  • Increased Cyber Command Readiness Inspection (CCRI) results
  • Strengthened security posture through RMF continuous monitoring
  • Accelerated ATO approval
  • Time savings with customized documentation templates

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