The CJIS Security Policy – Analyzing the 13 Policy Areas: Part III

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Better than a sleeping pill or a riveting read? Welcome back to the third and final post in this series on the CJIS Security Policy. Our last post ended with Policy Area 7 of section 5 concerning Network Diagrams. Policy Area 8 covers Media Protection and how to protect it both in transit and at…


The CJIS Security Policy – Analyzing the 13 Policy Areas: Part II

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 Better than a sleeping pill or a riveting read? In our last blog post, Alan Ferretti, CJIS Security Analyst and Subject Matter Expert of the CJIS ACE Division at Diverse Computing, and I covered the first four sections of the CJIS Security Policy. We will continue with Section 5 and its thirteen Policy areas and…


The CJIS Security Policy – Analyzing the 13 Policy Areas: Part I

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CJIS

Better than a sleeping pill or a riveting read? Recently Alan Ferretti and I were talking about compliance for agencies and lamented on the fact that most people malign  the CJIS Security Policy as a good cure for insomnia. It seems you can’t attend a conference where a speaker doesn’t make a joke about it….


Microsoft Signs CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa

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Microsoft has signed agreements with 28 states – now over 50% of the states are covered representing 70% of U.S. sworn officers. Microsoft contractually committed to the applicable controls of the CJIS Security Policy by signing a CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa. This commitment allows CJIS Systems Agencies to background check our employees…


A former CJIS ISO perspective: Microsoft’s commitment to law enforcement from top to bottom

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“I have worked with hundreds of vendors in my twelve years as CJIS ISO in Texas, and never have I found any vendor more committed to law enforcement.”  Alan Ferretti, Former CJIS ISO in Texas  Alan Ferretti, former Texas CJIS Information Security Officer (ISO), and I have been working together for nearly five years. He recently…


Microsoft signs CJIS Security Addendum with Utah-covering two-thirds of the US population

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CJIS

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 Utah–bringing the total states which Microsoft has signed the CJIS Security Addendum to 25. With the…


Microsoft Signs CJIS Security Addendum with Georgia

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CJIS

Microsoft has now contractually committed to CJIS requirements in 24 states, covering nearly 2/3rds of the US population Microsoft has a long-term commitment to providing law enforcement agencies with cloud services they can trust to help keep them CJIS compliant.  As part of this commitment Microsoft recently signed the CJIS Security Addendum and contractually committed to…


Compliance is a commitment, not a checkbox

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CJIS

With the recent heartbreaking public safety events in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Minnesota and other locations around the United States, it was inspiring to have the opportunity for Microsoft to participate in the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) User Conference. It included over 700 law enforcement professionals strategizing on how to use…


With 23 states (and growing) – Microsoft is the CJIS cloud leader

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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…