ISO/IEC 27017 - Security Controls for Cloud Services

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The cloud offers a dynamic and cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes. However, migrating to the cloud can introduce new security challenges. Glocert's ISO/IEC 27017 Certification Service empowers you to navigate these challenges with confidence. This internationally recognized standard provides a clear framework for establishing robust security controls within your cloud environment, fostering trust with your clients and ensuring the protection of sensitive data.

What is ISO/IEC 27017?

ISO/IEC 27017 is an international standard that provides guidelines for information security controls applicable to the provision and use of cloud services. It builds upon the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001, the leading standard for information security management systems, and offers additional guidance specific to cloud environments. ISO/IEC 27017 helps organizations address the unique security risks associated with cloud computing, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data stored and processed in the cloud.

Benefits of ISO/IEC 27017 Certification

By achieving ISO/IEC 27017 certification, organizations can benefit from:

  • Enhanced Security: Implement robust security controls to protect sensitive data in the cloud
  • Compliance: Demonstrate compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to cloud security
  • Trust: Build trust with clients and stakeholders by ensuring the security of cloud services
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate security risks associated with cloud computing
  • Efficiency: Improve operational efficiency and reduce the likelihood of security incidents
  • Competitive Advantage: Gain a competitive edge by demonstrating a commitment to security and data protection

Our ISO/IEC 27017 Certification Process

At Glocert International, we follow a structured and systematic approach to help organizations achieve ISO/IEC 27017 certification. Our process includes the following key steps:

  • Application Process
  • Initial Audit (Stage 1)
  • Initial Audit (Stage 2)
  • Technical Review
  • Decision Recommendation and Approval
  • Certification Issuance
  • Surveillance / Special Audits
  • Re-certification Audit
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Steps in Obtaining ISO/IEC 27017 Certification

As the feat of obtaining an ISO/IEC 27017 certification may seem to be a daunting task at the hands of an organisation's management, we have outlined here the path that the organisation should be travelling in to make the process a lot easier.

  • Initial consultation and gap analysis
  • Development of quality management system documentation
  • Implementation and training
  • Internal audit and management review
  • Pre-assessment audit
  • Final assessment and certification
  • Surveillance audits and recertification

Why Choose Glocert for ISO Certifications?


Glocert International is a globally accredited Conformity Assessment Body for ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 by IAS Inc, USA, a member of the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and signatory to a number of bilateral, regional and international agreements.

This provides international recognition and acceptance to certificates issued by Glocert International in the following schemes:

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • ISO 20000-1 – Information Technology Service Management Systems (ITSMS)
  • ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS)
  • ISO/IEC 27001 – Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
  • ISO/IEC 27701 – Privacy Information Management Systems (PIMS)
  • ISO 55001 – Asset Management Systems (AMS)


Our team of experienced auditors and consultants possess in-depth knowledge of ISO standards and industry best practices. We understand that every organization is unique, which is why we offer customized certification solutions tailored to your specific needs and requirements.

Continuous Support

Beyond certification, we provide ongoing support and guidance to help you maintain compliance, drive improvement, and achieve your business objectives. We pride ourselves in providing the highest standard of customer support services in the industry and it is a major reason why more and more organisations choose us to help them over the long run.

Unlock the full potential of your organisation with Glocert International as your trusted partner.

Contact us today to learn more about our ISO/IEC 27017 certification services and how we can support your organization's journey towards excellence.
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