Azure Government

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

Join us: AI in government
Join us: AI in government
Join us Sept. 29 to hear speakers from NASA’s Johnson Space Center discuss some of the innovative AI projects they’re driving; and also from Microsoft on AI strategies, best practices, and the latest technologies that will enable the executive order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence at the Azure Government meetup.
New and updated regulatory compliance policy initiatives for NIST, FedRAMP, DoD in Azure, Azure Government
New and updated regulatory compliance policy initiatives for NIST, FedRAMP, DoD in Azure, Azure Government
Azure Global recently released a new regulatory compliance policy initiative for NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5. This policy initiative includes more than 250 policies aligned to 800-53 Rev. 5 controls and helps customers establish guardrails to manage their compliance with specific NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 controls.
US Cybersecurity Executive Order: Zero Trust architecture for critical infrastructure
US Cybersecurity Executive Order: Zero Trust architecture for critical infrastructure
The US Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity requires US Federal Government organizations modernize cybersecurity and adopt a Zero Trust architecture. This is especially urgent for the 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Organizations in the critical...
STIG solution templates now available in Azure Government Secret for Windows, Linux, and more
STIG solution templates now available in Azure Government Secret for Windows, Linux, and more
Today we’re announcing that our Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) solution templates are now also available in Azure Government Secret, enabling customers to build, host, and transform their applications faster across Impact Level 6 on secure and compliant infrastructure.
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.