Verifying the Security of Cloud Services for Australian Government

Guidance on verifying the security of cloud services for Australian Government…

The Australian Attorney Generals Department has released a revised framework for assessing compliance and risk for cloud services.  Microsoft welcomes this forward-looking guidance that describes a streamlined decision-making process while reinforcing the need for risk assessment and compliance with Australian security requirements.

Microsoft is making available an assurance handbook consistent with this new guidance that enables any organisation to compare alternative cloud services on the basis of capability, compliance and risk.  This handbook is technology and service agnostic and can be used for any cloud service from any cloud provider….more @ the link below:

Verifying the Security of Cloud Services for Australian Government – GovTech – Microsoft Australia Government Affairs Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

September 3, 2014 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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