Azure Government

Updates for building solutions across Microsoft's Clouds for Government

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 ...

Microsoft signs CJIS Security Addendum with Utah-covering two-thirds of the US population

Meeting the applicable regulatory controls of the CJIS Security Policy is a long-term commitment for Microsoft. We don’t consider it a checkbox, it is a commitment. As part of this commitment Microsoft recently signed the CJIS Security Addendum with Utah--bringing the total states which Microsoft has signed the CJIS Security Addendum to 25...

Microsoft publishes CJIS Implementation Guidelines to help Law Enforcement Agencies

The Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) Implementation Guidelines is designed to provide insight into the CJIS security controls applicable to Microsoft Cloud services, and provide guidance to law enforcement agencies on where to access detailed information to assist in CJIS audits. This document provides guidelines and ...

Azure Government cloud expands coverage with DoD Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization, ITAR readiness and FedRAMP High

Today we announced three major Azure compliance additions to support government entities and government partners. Check out the announcement by Tom Keane, Partner Director, Program Management of Microsoft Azure, to learn more about what this means for our US Department of Defense and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) customers and partners.