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GitHub

Founded in 2013 by the Cloud Security Alliance, the Security Trust Assurance and Risk (STAR) registry encompasses key principles of transparency, rigorous auditing, and cloud security and privacy best practices.

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GitHub

GitHub is a Web-based Git version control repository hosting service. Primarily used for computer code, GitHub offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git, as well as adding its own features. It provides access control and several collaboration features such as bug tracking, feature requests, task management, and wikis for every project.

GitHub offers both plans for private and free repositories on the same account which are commonly used to host open-source software projects.

Organizations who have the CSA Trusted Cloud Provider seal demonstrate a commitment to organizational security. They are a CSA Corporate Member volunteer regularly for CSA, and have at least one staff member who has earned their CCSK.
Information about GitHub
Listed Since: 05/31/2018
Last Updated: 02/08/2022

Level 1: Self-Assessment

At level one organizations can submit one or both of the security and privacy self-assessments. These are based off of the Cloud Controls Matrix and the CSA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance.

Security Self-Assessment
Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v4.0.2
Offers an industry-accepted way to document what security controls exist in IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services. It provides a set of Yes/No questions a cloud consumer and cloud auditor may wish to ask of a cloud provider to ascertain their compliance to the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM).