Tag Archives: Azure Government

Toni Townes-Whitley on Microsoft’s Efforts to Help Gov’t Customers Ensure Continuity of Operations

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Toni Townes-Whitley, president of U.S. regulated industries at Microsoft, has described how the company helped agencies increasingly pursue digital transformation efforts as the COVID-19 pandemic tested the government's mission resiliency. She wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense implemented Microsoft offerings, such as Bing Maps Platform and Azure Government, to support continued operations.

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Microsoft, Panasonic Team Up to Automate Law Enforcement Video Redaction; Eric Symon Quoted

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Microsoft and Panasonic have partnered in an effort to help law enforcement organizations automate the process of editing sensitive content out of video files used as criminal justice evidence. Panasonic said Friday its IDguard identity redaction technology runs on the Microsoft Azure Government cloud platform and seeks to reduce manual editing on censorship tasks by 90 percent.

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Microsoft Unveils CMMC Acceleration Program

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Microsoft has launched an end-to-end program designed to help clients and partners serving as defense suppliers prepare for and facilitate their compliance with the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. The Microsoft CMMC acceleration program seeks to help DoD suppliers “improve their cybersecurity maturity, develop the cyber critical thinking skills essential to CMMC, and benefit from the compliance capabilities native to Azure and Azure Government,” Lily Kim, general manager of Azure Global at Microsoft, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday.

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