White Paper-Microsoft Cloud Germany-Compliance in the cloud for organizations in EU/EFTA W

Microsoft understands that for its enterprise customers to realize the benefits of cloud computing, they must be willing to trust their cloud services provider with one of their most valuable assets—their data. Although Microsoft cloud services are global in scope, it recognizes that a one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t work for everyone. To help meet the needs…


Azure Compliance in the Context of New Zealand Security and Privacy Requirements White Paper Now Available

Microsoft Azure is a trusted cloud-based platform that provides Microsoft customers with the ability to realize the benefits of cloud computing. This white paper addresses questions posed by customers in New Zealand who are considering a move to the cloud. Questions such as how secure is cloud data, where is data stored, how is it…


Azure Compliance in the Context of Malaysia Security and Privacy White Paper now available

The Microsoft Azure Compliance in the Context of Malaysia Security and Privacy white paper is written for IT decision makers in Malaysia who are considering the advantages of moving their data to Microsoft Azure. This white paper answers several important questions: Does Microsoft Azure meet Malaysian compliance requirements? Where is data stored and who can…


CJIS Implementation Guidelines for Microsoft Government Cloud

At Microsoft, we are committed to implementing state-of-the art technology and world-class security solutions to meet the applicable controls of FedRAMP, NIST Special Publication 800-53 , and the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy to allow our customers to meet their compliance requirements. To help you use the Azure security features and capabilities we…


Additional Azure Services Now Available in Azure Government Cloud

To help you comply with national, regional, and industry-specific requirements governing the collection, storage and use of controlled data, Microsoft offers a comprehensive set of certifications and attestations. Microsoft enterprise cloud services are independently validated through certifications and attestations, as well as third-party audits. You can see a comprehensive list of Microsoft certifications in the…


Microsoft Receives Cloud Security Mark (Gold) Accreditation

More great news in the Microsoft cloud compliance space! Microsoft has received Cloud Security Mark (Gold) Accreditation. Alice Rison reports on the Azure.com blog that her team worked closely with the Japan Information Security Audit Association (JASA) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) to obtain the new certification that is based on…


Security and Compliance Sessions at AzureCon 2015

The AzureCon 2015 online conference was a outstanding success and I hope you had a chance to watch the keynote sessions in real time. The key note sessions into those such as Journey to the cloud with Scott Guthrie, Building apps with the intelligent cloud with Bill Staples, Transforming data into intelligent action with T.K….