Azure Government

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Meeting CMMC Level 3 on Azure
Meeting CMMC Level 3 on Azure
The Azure team just released a new CMMC Level 3 initiative for Azure Policy and a corresponding blueprint sample. These preview releases are available in Azure and Azure Government. In this blog post we break down the releases and how customers can use these tools to accelerate CMMC compliance in Azure.
April 28: Top cloud cyber defense tactics for government
April 28: Top cloud cyber defense tactics for government
Today’s threat landscape continues to grow in complexity, sophistication, and frequency. As advanced attacks emerge, it is critical for government agencies to keep pace with actionable tips and the latest technology to protect your enterprise. We invite you to join us to learn new cloud cyber defense preparation tactics for government.

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 ...