Microsoft has added its Azure cloud platform to the Cloud Security Alliance's STAR security registry, which is a listing where cloud service providers post information about their security features.
The Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) began last year but almost six months after its launch only three companies had filled out the 170-question form that makes up STAR. Microsoft was one of the early adopters when it submitted security information for Microsoft Office 365, with cloud service providers Mimecast and Solutionary being the others. In the last month, though, there have been two additions, including Microsoft Azure and IT and cloud manager SHI International.
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