Microsoft Azure Blog

Azure is now certified for the ISO/IEC 27701 privacy standard

January 13, 2020

We are pleased to share that Azure is the first major US cloud provider to achieve certification as a data processor for the new international standard ISO/IEC 27701 Privacy Information Management System (PIMS). The PIMS certification demonstrates that Azure provides a comprehensive set of management and operational controls that can help your organization demonstrate compliance with privacy laws and regulations.

Senior Compliance Manager, Azure Trust and Compliance

Retailers embrace Azure IoT Central

January 13, 2020

For many retailers around the world, the busiest quarter of the year just finished with holiday shopping through Black Friday and Cyber Monday to Boxing Day.

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Azure Data Explorer and Stream Analytics for anomaly detection

January 16, 2020

Anomaly detection plays a vital role in many industries across the globe, such as fraud detection for the financial industry, health monitoring in hospitals, fault detection and operating environment monitoring in the manufacturing, oil and gas, utility, transportation, aviation, and automotive industries.

Principal Cloud Solution Architect

New Azure blueprint for CIS Benchmark

January 15, 2020

We’ve released our newest Azure blueprint that maps to another key industry standard, Center for Internet Security (CIS) Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark. This follows last week’s announcement of our Azure blueprint for FedRAMP moderate and adds to the growing list of Azure blueprints for regulatory compliance, which now includes ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-53, PCI-DSS, UK OFFICIAL, UK NHS, and IRS 1075.

Senior Program Manager

Turning to a new chapter of Windows Server innovation

January 14, 2020

Today, on January 14, 2020, as Windows Server 2008 /R2 reaches its end of support, we’re beginning a new chapter of innovation in Windows Server technologies that enable our customers to modernize their IT, both in the cloud and on-premises. If you are running business-critical workloads on this popular operating system we recommend that you take the necessary steps to protect these workloads.

Director, Windows Server and Azure Product Marketing

Azure is now certified for the ISO/IEC 27701 privacy standard

January 13, 2020

We are pleased to share that Azure is the first major US cloud provider to achieve certification as a data processor for the new international standard ISO/IEC 27701 Privacy Information Management System (PIMS). The PIMS certification demonstrates that Azure provides a comprehensive set of management and operational controls that can help your organization demonstrate compliance with privacy laws and regulations.

Senior Compliance Manager, Azure Trust and Compliance

Azure Cost Management 2019 year in review

January 6, 2020

In 2019, Azure Cost Management established a strong foundation that ensures everyone in the organization has a means to report on, control, and optimize costs. Let's take a look at all the changes in 2019 that helped achieve this and what's coming in 2020 to take that to the next level.

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Azure Updates

Check out recent Azure releases and upcoming changes to Azure products.

Feedback

Let us know what you think of Azure and what you would like to see in the future.