In December 2012 Microsoft was the first hyperscale cloud provider to contractually attest to the applicable CJIS controls with a signed CJIS management agreement and CJIS Security Addendum. It was three years before any cloud provider. Since 2012, we have worked one-by-one to sign agreements with 23 other states and our goal of reaching all 50 remains very much in sight.
Read more about Microsoft’s commitment to building a Government Cloud you can trust, that means meeting or exceeding the standards required to transform mission critical government and defense workloads to the cloud.
Public safety services provided by US state and local governments is one of these workloads and we are proud to offer the deepest and most comprehensive compliance to CJIS in the market today.
Unlike other providers in the market, we don’t have partial coverage, don’t make unsubstantiated claims, and we don’t require our Government customers to use third party software. We believe compliance should be simplified and transparent and allow government agencies to focus on meeting their missions.