Compliance in the Cloud: Certifications for Cloud Providers
This is the eighth blog in a series of blogs and podcasts that provides the information surrounding the concepts of compliance in a cloud environment. In this series, we will offer greater insight into the concepts and best practices for many of the considerations that are generally part of a cloud compliance program. In the previous blog, we reviewed “Key Compliance Considerations”. In this installment, we will be discussing the topic: “Certifications for Cloud Providers”.
There are many different considerations that a company should evaluate when choosing a cloud provider, and through the course of the various blogs and podcasts, we have identified most of them. One of the questions that we are constantly asked is around cloud compliance certifications and standards, specifically:
What compliance standards and certifications should a cloud provider have as part of their overall offerings and security program?
The answer obviously differs by company depending on the specific regulatory concerns that the company is subject to. But here are some basic certifications / standards that nearly all cloud providers should be able to obtain:
Read the entire article here, Compliance in the Cloud: Certifications for Cloud Providers
via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.