Cloud Security Alliance Compliance

The Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) is a security framework developed by the Cloud Security Alliance to provide fundamental security principles for organizations that use cloud services. It provides organizations with a comprehensive set of security controls, divided into categories such as access control, network management and identity management, which can be tailored to their specific cloud deployments.

38North is the trusted source for organizations seeking guidance on Cloud Security Alliance Compliance. Our expertise ensures that all compliance requirements are met, providing peace of mind and a secure environment to securely store data in the cloud. Trust Us to Get You There.

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38North, Your Guide to Cloud Security Alliance Compliance

We are skilled at identifying issues with existing infrastructure, understanding relevant regulations and best practices, and providing solutions to ensure compliance. 38North’s cloud security services provide organizations with the confidence that their data is protected and secure, enabling them to use the cloud without worry or hassle.

What’s in the Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)?

The CCM V4 contains 197 control objectives aligned to 17 key cloud security domains. Each takes a deliberate and technical approach to ensuring control implementation. The Cloud Security Alliance also issues a questionnaire to be completed by cloud service providers in order to show compliance.

CCM Domains

  • Application & Interface Security
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Business Continuity Mgmt & Op Resilience
  • Change Control & Configuration Management
  • Data Security & Privacy Lifecycle Management
  • Datacenter Security
  • Cryptography, Encryption and Key Management
  • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance
  • Human Resources Security
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Security Infrastructure & Virtualization
  • Interoperability & Portability
  • Universal EndPoint Management
  • Security Incident Management, E-Discovery & Cloud Forensics
  • Supply Chain Management, Transparency & Accountability
  • Threat & Vulnerability Management
  • Logging and Monitoring

Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ)

Cloud service providers should be familiar with the CAIQ in order to answer any third-party risk assessment questions by consumers or regulators. Thankfully, 38North advisors are experts in the CAIQ and can help you quickly assess and complete it in response to an audit or request.

38North Cloud Security Alliance Services

38North Cloud Security Alliance Compliance Services provide organizations with the required tools and expertise to achieve and maintain Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) compliance, a critical step for all Cloud Computing providers. Our Cloud Security Alliance services include an assessment of your current environment, gap analysis, and assistance with creating CSA-compliant policies and procedures tailored to your specific requirements.

CSA Gap Analysis

This is perfect for organizations new to CSA that don’t know where to begin. Our gap analysis educates you on the process while examining your information security and privacy programs to see how they stack up against CSA CCM v4 requirements. We also determine the cost to attain CSA CCM compliance, identify any risks and/or challenges and help you focus on the most critical action items.

CAIQ Self-Assessment

The CSA CAIQ Self-Assessment questionnaire is a required deliverable that may be undertaken internally depending on your comfort level and experience. We can complete this assessment for you using proven techniques and noninvasive interviews with your technical staff.

CSA Remediation Support

Once you have an unbiased view of your compliance posture, you need to plan, develop and implement remedial measures. This may be in the form of new technologies, policies, plans and procedures or training.

Obtain Cloud Security Alliance Compliance with 38North

Book an initial Cloud Security Alliance Compliance conversation with one of our global security experts today and we’ll show you how Cloud Security Alliance compliance can help open new markets and provide industry-leading assurance.

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