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SQL Server 2019 on RHEL8 container now available on Iron Bank-DoD’s Centralized Artifacts Repository
SQL Server 2019 on RHEL8 container now available on Iron Bank-DoD’s Centralized Artifacts Repository
SQL Server container images can now be used in highly-controlled environments, such as federal government, DoD, and Defense Industrial Base organizations, where the prerequisite to leverage any container image is that it must be hardened and accredited. To get started, you can download the container image from Iron Bank. 
Meeting CMMC Level 3 on Azure
Meeting CMMC Level 3 on Azure
The Azure team just released a new CMMC Level 3 initiative for Azure Policy and a corresponding blueprint sample. These preview releases are available in Azure and Azure Government. In this blog post we break down the releases and how customers can use these tools to accelerate CMMC compliance in Azure.
Zero Trust architecture in Azure for government
Zero Trust architecture in Azure for government
The Azure Sentinel: Zero Trust (TIC 3.0) Workbook provides an overlay of Microsoft offerings to Zero Trust models, measurable over time via visualizations. Implementers, SecOps analysts, assessors, security and compliance decision makers, and MSSPs can leverage this capability to build, design, and monitor cloud security architectures.
April 28: Top cloud cyber defense tactics for government
April 28: Top cloud cyber defense tactics for government
Today’s threat landscape continues to grow in complexity, sophistication, and frequency. As advanced attacks emerge, it is critical for government agencies to keep pace with actionable tips and the latest technology to protect your enterprise. We invite you to join us to learn new cloud cyber defense preparation tactics for government.