Microsoft is furthering its commitment to U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) by announcing support for Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements for the Microsoft 365 Government (GCC) cloud service offering. This extends the existing commitment to support DFARS in the Microsoft 365 Government (GCC High) cloud service offering.

Microsoft 365 Government cloud offerings for GCC and GCC High both meet the applicable requirements of the DFARS Clause 252.204-7012 (Safeguarding Unclassified Controlled Technical Information). Specifically, the requirements within the Clause that are applicable to the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) and their commitment to fulfill these requirements are provided in the table below. read more