Azure and Office 365 go ISO for Data Protection

Microsoft have always been keen to be transparent in their data access policies.  If you want to sell cloud services you need to be really otherwise Joe public won’t trust you to look after their data sets.  I mean, would you really want your cloud provider granting access to your files and emails to third parties without your knowledge!

Well, now Microsoft have become the first to conform to the new ISO 27018. For me this is significant as trust has been a barrier for cloud migrations in many instances.

Read more about it here…

http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/02/16/azure-first-cloud-computing-platform-to-conform-to-isoiec-27018-only-international-set-of-privacy-controls-in-the-cloud/