August 20, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance and a British standards group have jointly released a three-stage framework meant to add transparency into cloud computer operations and data safety reassurances to a growing pool of customers.
Working with BSI, or British Standards Institution, a U.K. advocate for information security standards, the Cloud Security Alliance detailed the Open Certification Framework for the first time Monday. Under the first and only active stage, cloud providers submit a self-assessment in the CSA Star Registry to recognize that they comply with the organizations’ on-demand best practices. (Click here for a PDF of the third version of those best practices released in November 2011.)
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