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More certifications than any other cloud provider

Microsoft leads the industry in establishing clear security and privacy requirements and then consistently meeting these requirements. Azure meets a broad set of international and industry-specific compliance standards, such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ISO 27001, HIPAA, FedRAMP, SOC 1 and SOC 2, as well as country/region-specific standards, including Australia IRAP, UK G-Cloud and Singapore MTCS. Rigorous third-party audits, such as those done by the British Standards Institute, verify Azure’s adherence to the strict security controls these standards mandate.

“From a security point of view, I think Azure is a demonstrably more secure environment than most banks’ datacenters.”

John Schlesinger, Chief Enterprise Architect

“Building with the additional layer of Azure security, we feel we have a far better security posture than we could provide ourselves.”

Thomas Fredell, Chief Product Officer

Strengthen your security posture with Azure

Organisations like yours continue to face challenges that increase your risk of significant financial loss, damage to market reputation and customer satisfaction. Azure protects business assets while reducing security costs and complexity. Built-in security controls and intelligence help you easily identify and respond to threats and security gaps, allowing your organisation to rapidly improve your security posture.

Own and control your data

Our time-tested approach to privacy and data protection is grounded in our commitment to organisations’ ownership of and control over the collection, use and distribution of their information. We strive to be transparent in our privacy practices, offer you meaningful privacy choices and responsibly manage the data we store and process. One measure of our commitment to the privacy of customer data is our adoption of the world’s first code of practice for cloud privacy, ISO/IEC 27018.

Smithfield Foods
“Microsoft has a great commitment to the problems of the enterprise. The security built into Azure is huge for us and ensures the safety of our data wherever it is.”

Julia Anderson, Global Chief Information Officer


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