Azure Government

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

Protecting federal information systems and critical infrastructure with the Microsoft Sentinel: IT/OT Threat Monitoring Solution
Protecting federal information systems and critical infrastructure with the Microsoft Sentinel: IT/OT Threat Monitoring Solution
Also contributing to this blog are TJ Banasik, CISSP-ISSEP, ISSAP, ISSMP, Senior Program Manager, and Katie Thomas, Program Manager, of Microsoft Cloud & AI Security. Security teams traditionally have not had tooling nor the expertise to provide them with visibility to monitor Internet of Things (IoT) / Operational Technology (OT) ...
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.
Announcing private preview of authorized DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code for Azure
Announcing private preview of authorized DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code for Azure
To help Department of Defense (DoD) customers keep pace with mission demands, we’re announcing the private preview of DoD Cloud Infrastructure as Code (IaC) for Azure – a set of preauthorized baselines that build standard environments in Azure Government to accelerate DoD adoption of cloud services.
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...