Microsoft and the State of Florida moving forward with a CJIS Lead Agency!

City of Miami Police Department has committed to executing the CJIS Personnel Security Requirements for Microsoft Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), the State of Florida’s CJIS Systems Agency, recently completed an audit of Microsoft controls applicable to the CJIS Security Policy (details here). The audit results are available for all law enforcement agencies in…


Microsoft joins 500+ Law Enforcement professionals in extending commitment to Public Safety!

Oregon and Washington host annual CJIS training conferences From the opening with the local Color Guard presentation of the flags to the assurance from the CJIS Systems Agencies to public safety, and all the sessions in between, the Oregon CJIS Division Annual Training and the Northwest CJIS Users Workshop and Security Summit conferences were another…


Microsoft extends commitment to CJIS compliance with Maine and Vermont!

Adding Maine & Vermont makes 32 states background checking Microsoft employees for CJIS When you are thinking about CJIS and digital transformation across your government and Justice and Public Safety priorities, you should seek a partner committed to compliance and security today and in the future. At Microsoft, we continue to expand our commitment to…


Microsoft has contractually committed to CJIS regulations in 60% of the United States!

Nevada is the 30th state to background check Microsoft employees for CJIS Joining states such as New York, California, Texas and many others, Nevada recently moved forward with a CJIS Information Agreement allowing the Nevada criminal justice community the opportunity to deploy mission critical justice and public safety solutions in Microsoft Government Cloud Services. From…


Florida finalizes CJIS Technical Audit on Microsoft Government Cloud Services

The audit is to ensure compliance with the FBI Criminal Justice Services Security Policy At Microsoft, we consider compliance a commitment, not a checkbox. As part of that commitment, we seek opportunities to collaborate with the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) regulators and our customers on our approach to compliance, our commitment to Justice and…


Criminal Justice Information Services – What’s new in v5.6 and being considered for v5.7

Microsoft helping agencies prepare for regulatory revisions As part of Microsoft’s commitment to meet the applicable requirements of the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy, it is critical to prepare in advance for future requirements as well. With law enforcement deploying innovative solutions for camera technology, biometrics, jail/court/offender management, investigation and evidence solutions with…


Microsoft Partners with Federal Tax Administrators at Annual Conference

Microsoft hosts Commissioners, Top Deputies, and Legal Staff at Redmond Campus The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) Annual Conference was host to over 250 Policy leaders such as economists, top deputies, commissioners, budget directors and legal staff assembling to discuss state and federal tax policy. A foundation for regulatory policy is the requirement for a secure…


Microsoft Signs CJIS Security Addendum with New Jersey

Microsoft has now contractually committed to CJIS requirements in 29 states. Meeting the applicable regulatory controls of the CJIS Security Policy is a long-term commitment for Microsoft. We don’t consider it a checkbox, it is a commitment. As part of this commitment, Microsoft recently signed the CJIS Security Addendum with New Jersey. This brings the…


How to prepare for one – The CJIS Security Audit

In Microsoft’s continuous effort to provide resources and guidance to agencies to help them meet their CJIS regulatory requirements, Microsoft collaborated with Alan Ferretti, CJIS Security Analyst and Subject Matter Expert of the CJIS ACE Division at Diverse Computing and former CJIS Information Security Officer (ISO), to ponder the following question: “What is a CJIS…


Microsoft hosts Justice & Public Safety leaders at the 2nd annual CJIS Summit

Transparency is the foundation of Microsoft’s commitment to CJIS Compliance Founded on our commitment of transparency, Microsoft hosted the 2nd annual CJIS Summit, offering leaders in law enforcement the opportunity to collaborate directly with our compliance engineers, executives, and our Justice and Public Safety team. Attendees included law enforcement leaders from sixteen states, representation from…