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EU Cloud CoC FAQ

EU Cloud CoC FAQ
Release Date: 02/26/2024

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has partnered with the European Union Cloud Code of Conduct (EU Cloud CoC) on a pioneering initiative setting market sta...

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STAR Extended FAQ

STAR Extended FAQ
Release Date: 11/02/2023

STAR Extended delivers the elements of the globally-recognized STAR program in a customized fashion. This allows governments, industries, and other entiti...

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CCM Licensing FAQ

CCM Licensing FAQ
Release Date: 10/12/2023

If you’re evaluating the cloud security of your organization or a potential cloud provider, you can use the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) free of charge. Ho...

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STAR Attestation Value Proposition

STAR Attestation Value Proposition
Release Date: 10/03/2023

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Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v4

Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v4
Release Date: 09/07/2023

This document provides guidance for CPAs in conducting a STAR Attestation. It includes relevant information including professional requirements, competenc...

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CSA Assurance Education FAQ

CSA Assurance Education FAQ
Release Date: 08/22/2023

Assurance education encompasses training and certification programs that teach individuals how to determine the effectiveness of the cybersecurity practic...

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STAR Assessment Portfolio FAQ

STAR Assessment Portfolio FAQ
Release Date: 08/22/2023

The STAR Assessment Portfolio is a collection of globally-recognized cloud security and privacy assessments that can be completed by cloud service provide...

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STAR Registry FAQ

STAR Registry FAQ
Release Date: 05/05/2023

The STAR Registry is a globally recognized and publicly accessible repository of over 2,000 service assessments filled out by cloud service providers (CSP...

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Value of STAR Level 2 for Cloud Customers - Letter Template

Value of STAR Level 2 for Cloud Customers - Letter Template
Release Date: 03/09/2023

Use this letter template to explain to a customer why your organization decided to use STAR Level 2 Certification or Attestation to minimize multiple cust...

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Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification

Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification
Release Date: 02/13/2023

This document outlines how to conduct STAR certification assessments to the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) as part of an ISO 27001 assessment. The STAR certi...

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Deconstructing Application Connectivity Challenges in a Complex Cloud Environment

Deconstructing Application Connectivity Challenges in a Complex Cloud Environment
Release Date: 12/14/2022

The production and use of SaaS applications in organizations has grown exponentially over the past several years. Application Security has become an integ...

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CSA CCM v4.0 Addendum - ISMAP

CSA CCM v4.0 Addendum - ISMAP
Release Date: 10/04/2022

This document is an addendum to the CCM V4.0 that contain controls mapping between the CSA CCM and Japan's Information System Security Management and Asse...

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Accedere: Using a SOC 2 Approach to Help Organizations Achieve CSA STAR Level 2

Accedere: Using a SOC 2 Approach to Help Organizations Achieve CSA STAR Level 2
Release Date: 09/19/2022

Cybersecurity frameworks, standards and certifications can be quite complicated to understand, making it difficult to identify which standard an organizat...

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Flowchart for Becoming a CSA STAR Accredited Assessment Firm

Flowchart for Becoming a CSA STAR Accredited Assessment Firm
Release Date: 09/13/2022

Download this flowchart to see the steps needed to become a CSA STAR Accredited Assessment Firm.

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Case Study: Integrating Third-Party Assessments and Regulations with CSA STAR and TokenEx

Case Study: Integrating Third-Party Assessments and Regulations with CSA STAR and TokenEx
Release Date: 03/23/2022

TokenEx is a leading data protection and tokenization platform, founded in 2010. They have completed the CSA STAR Level 1: Security Self-Assessment, docum...

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How to Submit to CSA STAR

How to Submit to CSA STAR
Release Date: 03/21/2022

Download this graph for an overview of the steps your organization will need to take to submit to the CSA STAR registry for both level 1 and level 2. 

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The Importance of STAR

The Importance of STAR
Release Date: 03/17/2022

Compliance requires a comprehensive review of services and processes related to cloud infrastructure and how it is managed during a data lifecycle. STAR f...

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STAR Level and Scheme Requirements

STAR Level and Scheme Requirements
Release Date: 01/13/2022

Find out about each level of the CSA Security Trust, Assurance and Risk (STAR) program. STAR is the industry’s most powerful program for security assurance i...

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STAR Level 1: Security Questionnaire (CAIQ v4) - Japanese Translation

STAR Level 1: Security Questionnaire (CAIQ v4) - Japanese Translation
Release Date: 11/02/2021

This localized version of this publication was produced from the original source material through the efforts of chapters and volunteers but the translate...

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CCM v4 - Turkish Translation

CCM v4 - Turkish Translation
Release Date: 10/26/2021

This localized version of this publication was produced from the original source material through the efforts of chapters and volunteers but the translate...

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