Generally available: FIPS compliant nodes for Windows in AKS
Published date: 03 August, 2022
The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 is a US government standard that defines minimum security requirements for cryptographic modules in information technology products and systems.
AKS allows you to create Linux and Windows-based node pools with FIPS 140-2 enabled. Deployments running on FIPS-enabled node pools can use those cryptographic modules to provide increased security and help meet security controls as part of FedRAMP compliance.
For more details on FIPS 140-2, see Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2.