Azure Government

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

Azure Government expands FedRAMP High coverage

10 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO as part of ongoing work to make commercial innovation more accessible to government agencies Microsoft now has 67 services covered by the FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government in the continental United States. Why is FedRAMP compliance important? The new ...

Six tips for securing identity in the cloud

This 3-part blog series on security in Azure Government was co-authored by Robert Jaffe, Sr. Program Manager, and Diego Lapiduz, Chief Information Security Architect, with Microsoft Azure Global Government. Over the last year, as modernization has accelerated, we’ve started to see many customers turning to cloud services as an asset in ...

Fall roundup of recent Azure Government announcements

We’re continuing to focus on delivering the innovations our government customers and partners have requested. In this blog, you’ll find a brief summary of our recent announcements from late summer and early fall for your reference. Also, we invite you to join us for the Microsoft Ignite | The Tour | Government, Feb. 4-5, in Washington, ...

Announcing Azure Security Center availability for Azure Government customers

As government agencies confront increased cyber threats, there is mounting pressure to build stronger defenses for their data, networks, and IT infrastructure. Today, we are announcing that Microsoft Azure Security Center is generally available and ready to help Azure Government customers with their cybersecurity challenges. With Azure ...

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