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Value of STAR for Cloud Customers - Letter Template
Release Date: 04/16/2020

Use this letter template to help explain why your organization decided to use STAR to minimize multiple customer questionnaires and increase transparency. Th...

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Transition to CAIQ v3.1
Release Date: 10/31/2019

This is a CSA Global Technical Notification with regard to the release of the new version of the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1. ...

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Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification

Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification
Release Date: 10/28/2019

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

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Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v2

Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v2
Release Date: 09/20/2019

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

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STAR Level and Scheme Requirements

STAR Level and Scheme Requirements
Release Date: 09/04/2019

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 Continuous Technical Guidance

STAR Continuous Technical Guidance
Release Date: 02/27/2019

STAR Continuous specifies the necessary activities and conditions for the continuous auditing of the cloud service over a defined set of security requirement...

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CSA STAR Program & Open Certification Framework in 2016 and Beyond

CSA STAR Program & Open Certification Framework in 2016 and Beyond
Release Date: 04/12/2016

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) program is the industry’s leading trust mark for cloud security. The CSA Open...

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STAR Overview PDF

STAR Overview PDF
Release Date: 04/20/2015

The CSA STAR Program is a publicly accessible registry designed to recognize the varying assurance requirements and maturity levels of providers and consumer...

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STAR Certification Guidance Document: Auditing the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)
Release Date: 05/16/2014

There are a number of control areas on the CCM that will each be awarded a management capability score on a scale of 1-15. This 2nd version release includes ...

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Publicizing Your STAR Certification
Release Date: 09/03/2013

The following guidelines will help you to apply good practice in publicizing, communicating and promoting your certification to stakeholders, including staff...

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