Azure Government

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

Defending Federal Systems with the Microsoft Sentinel Threat Analysis & Response Solution

This blog is jointly authored by Lili Davoudian, Senior Product Manager, Cloud & AI Security; Ashwin Patil, Senior Security Researcher, Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center; and Ron Marsiano, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Sentinel. With the growing need for federal agencies to evaluate coverage of respective threat detection ...

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...

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...

Join us Oct. 28: Balancing security + gov cloud innovation

The proliferation of data combined with the speed of advancing technology bring complex challenges to government’s ability to protect itself from evolving cyberthreats while striving to accelerate cloud innovation. In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a virtual Azure Government Meetup...

Enhancing Zero Trust in Azure and Azure Government with Zscaler

This guest post was contributed by Zscaler’s Jose Padin, Director of Pre-sales Engineering for US Public Sector; and Anup Barde, Sales Engineer; and Microsoft’s Adam Dimopoulos, Senior Program Manager for Government Cybersecurity, Azure Global Critical Infrastructure As government users are working remotely now more than ever, the apps ...

Microsoft publishes secure isolation guidance for Azure and Azure Government

Azure is a hyperscale public multi-tenant cloud services platform that provides customers with access to a feature-rich environment incorporating the latest cloud innovations. While a multi-tenant cloud platform implies that multiple customer applications and data are stored on the same physical hardware, Azure uses logical isolation to ...

How to configure TLS versions in App Service and Functions apps in Azure Government

TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocols provide privacy and data integrity for establishing secured connections between applications. Over the period of time TLS has evolved and new versions have continued to fix vulnerabilities in older versions and also add newer capabilities. As Azure Government customers continue to optimize security of ...

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