Top Secret: Microsoft Upgrades Azure Blockchain for Government Use

Top Secret: Microsoft Upgrades Azure Blockchain for Government Use

The U.S. government’s most sensitive data could soon be secured on a blockchain. Revealed today at Microsoft’s Government Cloud Forum 2017 in Washington D.C., the tech giant is launching Azure Government Secret – a new service designed to provide government agencies better access to blockchain technology . Launched in 2015 as a way for private firms to experiment with blockchain tools, Microsoft Azure’s offering now hosts technology from partner providers including Chain, ConsenSys and Emercoin in a sandbox environment. But while private sector users of Microsoft’s cloud services have been able to build with those tools for years, the […]