Today I attended a free Anywhere session hosted by Learning Tree. This blog post supplements what was presented. Thank you, Learning Tree.
I have been teaching Learning Tree’s Introduction to Cloud Computing Technologies course for almost two years now. I also teach the Cloud Security Essentials course. Each time I have taught these courses spirited discussions have arisen concerning the separate but related topics of Security, Privacy and Compliance.
For example students that come from a healthcare background have expressed interest regarding HIPAA compliance of various cloud providers. In addition people have expressed concerned about things like SAS 70, ISO 27001 and PCI.
As of June 24th, 2012, it appears that Microsoft Azure core services have established HIPAA compliance. This should come as welcome news to anyone considering cloud computing for healthcare applications. It seems that Microsoft have been upping the ante recently with regard to various certifications and compliance. It was not too long ago that Microsoft published their Cloud Security Assessment. Now with this latest…
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