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…


UK Governance, Security and Compliance Issues Post Brexit-Whitepaper

Microsoft Azure provides services that can help address the security and compliance needs of Microsoft customers. We work with customers to understand their assurance concerns, and we help define customer responsibilities as well as our own with regard to protecting customer data and environmental infrastructure after services are provisioned. Such infrastructure includes applications, data, virtual…


Microsoft Azure Compliance in the context of Australia Security and Privacy Requirements whitepaper now available

  The Microsoft Azure Compliance in the context of Australia Security and Privacy Requirements whitepaper addresses questions faced by customers in Australia who are considering a move to the cloud is now available! Microsoft Azure Compliance in the context of Australia Security and Privacy Requirements paper is written for IT decision makers in Australia who…


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…


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…


Microsoft PCI Data Security Standards Revised for 2016

Today Microsoft announced that it has published it’s 2016 Attestation of Compliance in the Microsoft Trust Center. Several services were added to Microsoft’s attestation, some of which are: Identity and access management, such as Azure Rights Management Analytics services, such as HDInsight Management and security services like Key Vault and our new Management portal Data…


13 Effective Security Controls for ISO 27001 White Paper

We’re happy to announce the release of a new white paper 13 Effective Security Controls for ISO 27001. This paper provides insight into how organizations can use thirteen security principles to address critical security and compliance controls, and how these controls can fast track an organization’s ability to meet its compliance obligations using cloud-based services….