Azure Government

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

With 14 new services at FedRAMP High, Azure Government continues expanding compliance coverage

Microsoft now has 116 services covered by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government. We continue to bring you more services at FedRAMP High than any other cloud provider, delivering on our ongoing investments in commercial parity and our commitment to ...

CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Information Integrity (10 of 10)

This is the last in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. In previous blogs in the series we’ve explored access control, audit & accountability maturity, asset & configuration management, identification & authentication, incident...

CMMC with Microsoft Azure: System & Communications Protection (9 of 10)

This is the ninth in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. The final blog in the series will delve into system & information integrity. In this ninth blog of the series we will explore how to leverage Microsoft Azure for system & ...

79 Azure Government services now authorized for DoD IL5 workloads

Just over a year ago, we announced the expansion of support for Department of Defense Security Requirements Guide (DoD SRG) Impact Level 5 (IL5) to all Azure Government regions – today we have 79 services authorized for IL5 workloads in Azure Government, enabling mission owners with more services at IL5 than any other cloud provider. ...

CMMC with Microsoft Azure: Security Assessment & Situational Awareness (8 of 10)

This is the eighth in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. Subsequent blogs in the series will delve into system & communications protection and system & information integrity. In this eighth blog of the series we will explore how to ...

Integrated compliance in Azure with Xacta 360

This guest post contributed by Vicky Frescas and Tirtza Bernstein of Telos Corporation covers how to use Xacta® 360 with Azure and Azure Government. Learn more by attending the upcoming Accelerating ATO on Azure webinar on May 28 at 2PM EST. Telos Corporation recently announced the Xacta® 360 integration with Microsoft Azure Government to...

Meetup replay: Gov IT modernization in the era of COVID-19

Our April Microsoft Azure Government meetup featured innovative demos and influential speakers in the federal space from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), CGI Federal, C3.ai, and Microsoft discussing strategies, challenges and tools for driving government IT modernization along the impacts COVID-19 brings to these efforts. Microsoft’s ...

CMMC with Microsoft Azure: Maintenance & Media Protection (6 of 10)

This is the sixth in a ten-part blog series where we’ll demonstrate principles of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification aligned with Microsoft Azure. Subsequent blogs in the series will delve into recovery & risk management, security assessment & risk management, system & communications protection and system & ...

Join us online May 27: The rise of DevSecOps in gov software initiatives

Government is rethinking how it approaches software development and use of tooling in its technology programs by using more flexible methods to streamline the process and to improve cybersecurity from the start. Double clicking on a previous DevSecOps meetup, this month’s Azure Government DC Meetup takes us deeper into advances in tooling, ...

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