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Generally available: FIPS compliant nodes for Windows in AKS

Published date: August 03, 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.

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