Azure Government

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

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 ...

Securing mobile: Designing SaaS service implementations to meet federal policy (1 of 4)

Several federal initiatives such as CDM (Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation) and TIC (Trusted Internet Connection) are increasingly becoming similar, in that identical tools and approaches such as Zero Trust can be used to meet multiple federal mandates. This convergence provides an opportunity to reduce complexity while helping agencies ...

Azure Active Directory Premium is now in limited preview in Azure Government 

We are excited to announce a limited preview of Azure Active Directory Premium in Azure Government! This preview is for customers that have specific compliance needs (e.g., FedRAMP or DoD requirements), and while certifications aren't in place yet, we plan to have them in place for general availability. Getting started To gain access to ...

How to manage Azure Government directories with Powershell

When utilizing a new directory for your Azure Government environment, one gap commonly encountered is assigning an alternate email address to each user. This attribute is only mandatory for accounts given a Service Administrator role, thus many accounts, including Co-Administrators, do not have the attribute set. Enabling features such as ...

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