What is AD RMS?

Microsoft took its first compliant with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-1. The updated version of Windows RMS was renamed as AD RMS, and reintroduced with Windows Server 2008. It continued to grow with features, and was included version after that. Microsoft also released Azure RMS (included in Azure Information Protection), which can be used in a hybrid cloud environment to protect data.

As I stated earlier, AD RMS is not the solution for all data security requirements. In an infrastructure, there are other things attached to data security. The first step in protection is to decide who has access to corporate networks and resources. This falls under the perimeter of defense, and hardware/software firewalls ...

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