Windows Azure obtained a ISO 27001 certification for its core services following a successful audit by the British Standards Institute (BSI).
“The ISO certification covers the following Windows Azure features including Windows Azure service management features and the Windows Azure Management Portal, as well as the information management systems used to monitor, operate, and update these services,”Azure team informs:
- Compute (includes Web and Worker roles)
- Storage (includes Blobs, Queues, and Tables)
- Virtual Machine (includes the VM role)
- Virtual Network (includes Traffic Manager and Connect)
Per the ISO certificate scope:
“The Information Security Management System for Microsoft Windows Azure including development, operations and support for the compute, storage (XStore), virtual network and virtual machine services, in accordance with Windows Azure ISMS statement of applicability dated September 28, 2011. The ISMS meets the criteria of ISO/IEC 27001:2005 ISMS requirements Standard.”