Microsoft Signs CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa

Rochelle M. Eichner

Microsoft has signed agreements with 28 states – now over 50% of the states are covered representing 70% of U.S. sworn officers.

Microsoft contractually committed to the applicable controls of the CJIS Security Policy by signing a CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa. This commitment allows CJIS Systems Agencies to background check our employees with potential access to Criminal Justice Information (CJI), audit our controls to validate compliance, and allows law enforcement agencies the opportunity to deploy innovative solutions for camera technology, biometrics, jail/court/offender management, investigation and evidence solutions, etc.

Microsoft is the only hyper-scale cloud provider to make this commitment in these Midwest states.

At Microsoft, compliance is a long-term commitment.  It isn’t a checkbox.  This commitment allows law enforcement the opportunity to use cloud computing for justice and public safety protecting the people of the United States.

For additional implementation information, review the Microsoft CJIS Implementation Guidelines. This document provides guidelines and resources to assist criminal justice entities in implementing and utilizing Microsoft Government Cloud features.

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