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Azure Government expands compliance coverage with 142 services now FedRAMP High
Azure Government expands compliance coverage with 142 services now FedRAMP High
Microsoft now has 142 services covered by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government. We continue to maintain FedRAMP High P-ATOs issued by FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for both Azure and Azure Government while bringing you more services at ...
New Azure Security Benchmark Foundation helps organizations embrace zero trust
New Azure Security Benchmark Foundation helps organizations embrace zero trust
Disclaimer: Customers are wholly responsible for ensuring their own compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Information provided in this post does not constitute legal advice, and customers should consult their legal advisors for any questions regarding regulatory compliance. To help organizations stay secure in a zero trust ...
Securing your agency’s remote workforce for today and beyond
Securing your agency’s remote workforce for today and beyond
With the flip of a switch, COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation for many agencies to empower an expanded remote workforce to deliver on their mission. As we approach a year of that switch, along with the hope of returning to “normal,” securing the remote workforce remains a top concern. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP ...
120 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads
120 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads
We continue to drive expansion of our support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) across all Azure Government regions. Our latest addition of 23 new services brings a total of 120 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government – more than any other cloud provider. These services ...
Announcing compliance hub for Azure
Announcing compliance hub for Azure
To help customers meet their own compliance obligations across regulated industries and markets worldwide, Microsoft Azure maintains the largest compliance portfolio in the industry both in terms of breadth (total number of offerings), as well as depth (number of customer-facing services in assessment scope). A new Azure compliance hub page ...
Join us Jan. 27: Mastering cloud fundamentals for government in 2021
Join us Jan. 27: Mastering cloud fundamentals for government in 2021
The accelerated adoption of cloud last year due to COVID-19 was phenomenal; advancing IT modernization for many organizations while also bringing a wealth of lessons learned. While much progress was made, many government agencies find there can still be challenges to getting started with cloud. With that in mind, we invite you to RSVP and ...
Quickly deploy DoD STIG-compliant images and visualize compliance using Azure
Quickly deploy DoD STIG-compliant images and visualize compliance using Azure
This blog is authored by members of Microsoft’s Government Cybersecurity, Azure Global Critical Infrastructure team:  Michele Myauo, Principal Engineering Manager; Adam Dimopoulos, Senior Program Manager; and Shawn Gibbs, Senior Program Manager. At Microsoft, our security and compliance story is one of our greatest differentiators. ...