Microsoft Signs CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa

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CJIS

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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CJIS

“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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CJIS

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…


Microsoft signs CJIS Security Addendum for Oregon

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CJIS

I was honored to have the opportunity to present on the subject of the Liability of the Data Breach (and how to prevent it) at the Oregon CJIS User Conference in Bend last week.  In the conference opening keynote, Major Tom M. Worthy, Oregon State Police, announced “The Oregon State Police (OSP) is pleased to…


CJIS Implementation: How Microsoft Government is Committed

When it comes to the CJIS Security Policy, Microsoft is committed to providing law enforcement agencies with trusted cloud services that are uniquely equipped and will help meet or exceed their CJIS compliance requirements. The CJIS Security Policy provides a secure framework of laws, standards, and elements of published and vetted policies for accomplishing the…


Microsoft publishes CJIS Implementation Guidelines to help Law Enforcement Agencies

The Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) Implementation Guidelines is designed to provide insight into the CJIS security controls applicable to Microsoft Cloud services, and provide guidance to law enforcement agencies on where to access detailed information to assist in CJIS audits. This document provides guidelines and resources to assist CJIS Systems Agencies (CSA) and…