Shared Responsibility for Cloud Computing

Published: 16/06/2020

 This white paper helps explain the relationship between cloud service providers (CSPs) and their customers, and notes their roles and responsibilities. Standards such as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Special Publication 500-292) and the PCI Standards Council (Information Supplement: PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines) provide considerations for shared responsibilities. This document also examines the relationships between CSPs and their customers in more detail.