Azure Government

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

Azure Virtual Desktop is now generally available in Azure Government Secret

Today we’re announcing that Azure Virtual Desktop received Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 6 (IL6) accreditation and is now available to all customers in Azure Government Secret. Azure Virtual Desktop enables government agencies to host secure, compliant, mission-critical workloads in Azure. Whether a government agency requires a...

How to use Azure-SSIS integration runtime to run SSIS packages in Azure and Azure Government

Integration runtime for Azure-SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) makes it possible to simply run SSIS packages in Azure and Azure Government. The feature provides similar functionality and behavior to when you schedule SSIS packages by using SQL Server Agent in your on-prem environment. Azure Data Factory provides the engine to execute ...

Azure Government Secret expands DoD IL6 services, receives highest level information categorization

In our previous blog post, we shared that Azure Government Secret achieved Provisional Authorization (PA) at Department of Defense (DoD) Impact Level 6 (IL6) in addition to Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 Authorization to Operate (ATO) with facilities accredited at ICD 705. Today, we’re announcing that Azure Government Secret DoD ...

Jumpstart threat intelligence programs with the Microsoft Sentinel Threat Intelligence Workbook

We’re releasing the next evolution of the Microsoft Sentinel Threat Intelligence Workbook. This solution provides enhanced capabilities in indicator ingestion and indicator search, empowering organizations to centralize and correlate threat data across their workloads and operationalize these insights for investigation and response. As a ...

Securing Defense Industrial Base workloads with the Microsoft Sentinel: CMMC 2.0 Solution

Since its first release in 2020, the Microsoft Sentinel Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification workbook has remained one of the most popular content packages for Defense Industrial Base (DIB) customers in Microsoft Sentinel. Today, we’re announcing the next evolution of this content in the Microsoft Sentinel: Cybersecurity Maturity Model...

What’s new: Microsoft Sentinel Zero Trust (TIC 3.0) Solution update

This blog is co-authored by TJ Banasik, CISSP-ISSEP, ISSAP, ISSMP, Principal Product Manager, Microsoft Cloud & AI Security. With demand continuing to grow for federal agencies to build Zero Trust security principles seamlessly into their existing architectures, we’re announcing the Microsoft Sentinel Zero Trust (Trusted Internet ...

Azure export controls white paper updates

The Azure export controls white paper offers a brief overview of US, UK, EU, and Japan export control laws and regulations as they may apply to customers using Microsoft Azure cloud services. Also provided is some general guidance concerning the considerations that Azure and Azure Government customers should bear in mind when assessing their

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