Security

New Azure Blueprint simplifies compliance with NIST SP 800-53

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.

General Manager, Azure Global

Always-on, real-time threat protection with Azure Cosmos DB - part two

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

The Azure Advanced Threat Protection team’s decision to use Azure Cosmos DB for its cloud-based security service has enabled the team to meet all key requirements, including zero database maintenance, uncompromised real-time performance, elastic scalability, high availability, and strong security and compliance.

Program Manager, Azure Cosmos DB

Easing compliance for UK public and health sectors with new Azure Blueprints

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.

General Manager, Azure Global