Microsoft has added Windows Azure platform to the Cloud Security Alliance's Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) registry. Cloud service providers post information about their security features.

The CSA is a member-driven organization, chartered with promoting the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing.

You can learn more about from the STAR registry for each Microsoft cloud offerings:

You will find information about

  • Compliance
  • Data Governance
  • Facility
  • Human Resources
  • Information Security
  • Legal
  • Operations
  • Risk Management
  • Release Management
  • Resiliency
  • Security Architecture

In a separate announcement, Windows Azure team launched the Windows Azure Trust Center to provide customers and partners with easier access to regulatory compliance information. See Windows Azure Trust Center Launched.

 

Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation

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