Microsoft gets FISMA-certified

Monday - 12/6/2010, 3:06pm EST

Microsoft's cloud infrastructure is now one of a growing number of companies to be FISMA-certified, according to the Microsoft blog.

Microsoft says adding certification under FISMA -- Federal Information Security Management Act -- to its existing list of accreditation provides even greater transparency security.

As part of a FISMA requirement, Microsoft has also applied continuous monitoring to its overall information security program.

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