Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US government

Extract data from print and handwritten documents using Azure Form Recognizer
Extract data from print and handwritten documents using Azure Form Recognizer
Now available in Azure Government, Form Recognizer is an AI-powered document extraction service that understands your forms, enabling you to extract text, tables, and key value pairs from your documents, whether print or handwritten. With just a few samples, Form Recognizer tailors its understanding to your documents, both on-premises and i
Commercial best practices for DevSecOps in Defense
Commercial best practices for DevSecOps in Defense
The Department of Defense has taken several measures to integrate a DevSecOps strategy across its entire organization. For example, the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative is a joint effort on behalf of the Chief Information Officer and the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment to integrate tools and services
Meetup replay: The rise of DevSecOps in gov software initiatives
Meetup replay: The rise of DevSecOps in gov software initiatives
“DevSecOps might be the most important thing that’s happened to security in the past 40 years,” said Ron Ross, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow, during a virtual Microsoft Azure Government meetup on May 27 to an audience of nearly 200 attendees. Ross along with CDR Thomas Sampson of the F-35 Joint Strike Fi
Join us online June 24: The future of IoT and edge computing in gov
Join us online June 24: The future of IoT and edge computing in gov
By 2025 roughly a quarter of all data generated globally will be created in real time, according to IDC. IoT and edge computing play an essential role in making sense of that data right at the source. As government agencies work to expand and become more responsive to real-time insights gathered through sensors and devices, this can enable bet
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Information Integrity (10 of 10)
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Information Integrity (10 of 10)
This is the last in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. In previous blogs in the series we’ve explored access control, audit & accountability maturity, asset & configuration management, identification & authentication, incident
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Communications Protection (9 of 10)
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Communications Protection (9 of 10)
This is the ninth in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. The final blog in the series will delve into system & information integrity. In this ninth blog of the series we will explore how to leverage Microsoft Azure for system & commu
79 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads
79 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads
Just over a year ago, we announced the expansion of support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) to all Azure Government regions – today we have 79 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government, enabling mission owners with more services at IL5 than any other cloud provider. Thes
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: Security Assessment & Situational Awareness (8 of 10)
CMMC with Microsoft Azure: Security Assessment & Situational Awareness (8 of 10)
This is the eighth in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. Subsequent blogs in the series will delve into system & communications protection and system & information integrity. In this eighth blog of the series we will explore how to