Monday, 11 May 2020
Today, many of our customers in regulated industries are adopting a Zero Trust architecture, moving to a security model that more effectively adapts to the complexity of the modern environment, embraces the mobile workforce, and protects people, devices, applications, and data wherever they’re located.
Tuesday, 28 April 2020
Expanding compliance coverage to meet CMMC requirements, announcing a new CMMC acceleration program for DIB companies serving the DoD.
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
We’ve just released our newest Azure Blueprints for the important US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) certification at the moderate level.
Tuesday, 24 September 2019
This morning at the SIBOS conference in London we announced our new Azure Blueprint for the SWIFT Customer Security Program (CSP) control framework. The new Azure Blueprint is being introduced by Microsoft in conjunction with the recent efforts to enable SWIFT connectivity in the cloud.
Thursday, 1 August 2019
To help our customers manage their compliance obligations when hosting their environments in Microsoft Azure, we are publishing a series of blueprint samples built in to Azure. Our most recent release is the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint that maps a core set of Azure Policy definitions to specific NIST SP 800-53 R4 controls.
Monday, 22 July 2019
This week we’re releasing our latest Azure Blueprint for a key compliance standard with the availability of the UK OFFICIAL blueprint for the Government-Cloud (G-Cloud) standard, and National Health Service (NHS) Information Governance of the United Kingdom. The new blueprints map a set of Azure policies to appropriate UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS controls for any Azure deployed architecture.
Thursday, 27 June 2019
I’m excited to announce our second Azure Blueprint for an important compliance standard with the release of the PCI-DSS v3.2.1 blueprint. The new blueprint maps a core set of policies for PCI DSS compliance to any Azure deployed architecture, allowing businesses such as retailers to quickly create new environments with compliance built in to the Azure infrastructure.
Thursday, 23 May 2019
oday, I’m excited to share our ability to support US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High impact level FedRAMP services with the extension of FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) to all of our Azure public regions in the United States.
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Today we’re announcing a significant milestone in serving our mission customers from cloud to edge with the initial availability of two new Azure Government Secret regions, now in private preview and pending accreditation.
Thursday, 14 March 2019
I’m excited to announce the release of our first Azure Blueprint built specifically for a compliance standard, the ISO 27001 Shared Services Blueprint which maps a set of foundational Azure infrastructure, such as virtual networks and policies, to specific ISO controls.