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.
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.
I’m excited to announce our second Azure Blueprint for an important compliance standard with the release of the PCI-DSS v3.2.1 blueprint. The new blueprint maps a core set of policies for PCI DSS compliance to any Azure deployed architecture, allowing businesses such as retailers to quickly create new environments with compliance built in to the Azure infrastructure.
oday, I’m excited to share our ability to support US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High impact level FedRAMP services with the extension of FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) to all of our Azure public regions in the United States.
Today we’re announcing a significant milestone in serving our mission customers from cloud to edge with the initial availability of two new Azure Government Secret regions, now in private preview and pending accreditation.
I’m excited to announce the release of our first Azure Blueprint built specifically for a compliance standard, the ISO 27001 Shared Services Blueprint which maps a set of foundational Azure infrastructure, such as virtual networks and policies, to specific ISO controls.
We’re continuing to focus on delivering the innovations our government customers and partners have requested. In this blog, you’ll find a brief summary of our recent announcements from late summer and early fall for your reference.
We are happy to announce Azure Government documentation! This documentation provides guidance that is tailored to our Azure Government customers.
I’m super excited to recap a busy month of service launches and releases.
Here at Azure Government, we are committed to meeting the highest bars for security and compliance requirements, including those for ITAR and Defense Industrial Base customers.