The Cloud Security Alliance has published the Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v4.0 (“Guidance v4.0”) is licensed by the Cloud Security Alliance.
The Cloud Security Alliance promotes implementing best practices for providing security assurance within the domain of cloud computing and has delivered a practical, actionable roadmap for organizations seeking to adopt the cloud paradigm. The fourth version of the Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing is built on previous iterations of the security guidance, dedicated research, and public participation from the Cloud Security Alliance members, working groups, and the industry experts within our community.
This version incorporates advances in cloud, security, and supporting technologies; reflects on real-world cloud security practices; integrates the latest Cloud Security Alliance research projects; and offers guidance for related technologies. The advancement toward secure cloud computing requires active participation from a broad set of globally-distributed stakeholders.