Azure Government

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

Azure Blueprint for NIST SP 800-171 R2 is now available in Azure Government and commercial clouds

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. Our recently released Azure Blueprint for NIST SP ...

Innovating for government from the commercial cloud to the tactical edge

From our commercial cloud to the tactical edge, we continue to deliver more innovation to empower government agencies to advance their mission. In addition to the recent product news enabling government to advance ‘tech intensity’, here are some recent highlights of new capabilities in Azure to support the full spectrum of government needs...

Meetup replay: Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC & Beyond

I recently had the opportunity to host a dynamic discussion among leading IT security and compliance experts at our latest Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup, Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC and Beyond, at 1776 in Crystal City, Virginia. With government accelerating its IT modernization efforts, the focus on ...

Docker announces federal security and compliance controls for Docker Datacenter built on Azure Blueprint

Security and compliance are top of mind for government IT organizations.  It is important for these enterprises to have the ability to deploy applications on a commercial cloud platform that adheres to strong baseline security controls. U.S. Federal agencies and many non-government organizations are dependent on various standards and ...

Azure Blueprint is now available for the FedRAMP High Baseline

Azure Government Engineering is pleased to announce the release of Azure Blueprint for the FedRAMP High Baseline. As previously announced, the Azure Blueprint program is designed to facilitate the secure and compliant use of Azure Government, providing a simplified way to understand the scope of customer security responsibilities when ...

Azure Blueprint takes ATO Processes to the Next Level: DoD Impact Level 4!

I am pleased to announce the release of the Azure Blueprint for the Department of Defense (DoD). Azure Blueprint recently released documentation to streamline the path for Azure Government customers working with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate Baseline to attain Authorizations to Operate (ATO). Azure ...

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