International ISO 27017 Compliance Certification

The International ISO 27017 provides companies with guidance on how to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information assets in the cloud. The International ISO 27017 offers a set of controls that CSPs can use to ensure that their data is secure and protected from unauthorized access or manipulation. International ISO 27017 covers a wide range of topics including data protection, access control, incident response and risk management.

Achieving International ISO 27017 certification can be a challenge for many organizations due to the complexity and cost of implementation. We can help make the lengthy ISO 27017 certification more efficient to achieve one of the world’s highest levels of security compliance. Trust Us to Get You There.

38North logo

38North Is Your Expert ISO 27017 Advisor

38North is recognized as an expert security organization for ISO 27017 compliance. We prepare organizations to tackle the ISO 27017 — working side-by-side with them throughout the full process.

A little or a lot, we can provide guidance — or help with documentation development, gap analyses, and security engineering — to help you achieve your ISO 27017 certification.

The ISO 27017 Process

Receiving the ISO 27017 statement of compliance is one of the most difficult processes to obtain due to its strict and detailed requirements. It requires an extensive audit, testing and assessment of existing information systems as well as new implementations to ensure that they are able to withstand multiple attack scenarios. No matter where you are in your ISO 27017 process, 38North can make certification easier. ‌Talk with one of our ISO 27017 experts.

Self-Evaluation & Application

Organizations seeking International ISO 27017 certification need to develop a Statement of Applicability which details the controls mitigated after conducting a risk assessment and controls that were excluded. The application should include the organization’s current information security management system, with details of all associated processes and procedures. Furthermore, organizations must provide evidence of their compliance with applicable laws and regulations related to cloud services and data privacy. Additionally, the International ISO 27017 certification application must include a risk assessment of all cloud services and relevant data processing operations.


The applicants will conduct an internal audit against ISO requirements. This is followed by an independent evaluation conducted by an accredited ISO auditor, evaluating the organization’s documents, business processes, and security controls, and assessing their compliance with International Standards Organization requirements. 

Auditor Review

The ISO auditor reviews their findings to determine whether or not ISO 27017 certification can be awarded.


ISO 27017 certification is granted upon successful completion of all the previous steps.

ISO 27017 Certification Cybersecurity Challenges

Companies must also implement comprehensive policies and procedures to ensure their systems remain secure over time. To pass ISO 27017 certification, companies must demonstrate an exceptionally high level of security protocols that are enforced by regularly conducting ongoing monitoring activities.

38North’s ISO 27017 Certification Services

38North can help you with your ISO 27017, no matter where you are in the process.

ISO 27017 Scoping

We start by helping you understand what data you have that must be protected and at which level. This lets us know what assets are in scope, and excludes those that aren’t.

ISO 27017 Preparation

We’ll help get you started with ISO 27017 consulting. We also help you understand ISO 27017 confusion by using ISO practices to design systems and approaches that will withstand ISO 27017 audits.

ISO 27017 Gap Analysis

Gap analyses help cloud providers and contractors understand what they need to do to comply with the ISO 27017. Our ISO 27017 gap analysis will find your gaps against the varying levels and deliver a prioritized roadmap of actions required to close gaps and ensure a clean audit.

ISO 27017 Advisory Support

38North’s senior security advisors can help you design, deploy, document and maintain a scalable security approach that meets your desired ISO 27017 level. We can also help you plan for a more secure future by laying the groundwork for achieving higher security maturity levels.

ISO 27017 Remediation Support

If you must remediate findings from the assessment, 38North is your team to help. We will assist or lead in the planning, development, and implementation of remedial measures to get you back on track quickly.

Your ISO 27017
Certification Starts Here

Book an initial ISO 27017 conversation with one of our global cloud security experts today and we’ll help you achieve your goal of ISO 27017 compliance — and stronger security.

Contact Us

(Please do not provide additional PII in this box)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.