SS 584:2020 Multi-Tiered Cloud Computing Security (MTCS)
SS 584 Multi-Tiered Cloud Computing Security is built on the international standard ISO/IEC 27001 and is the world’s first cloud computing security standard that covers multiple tiers of cloud security for Singapore.
What is SS 584 Multi-Tiered Cloud Computing Security?
SS 584 Multi-Tiered Cloud Computing Security is the world’s first cloud security standard that covers multiple tiers of cloud security to provide businesses with greater clarity on the level of security offered by Cloud Service Providers.
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SS 584 stipulates cloud computing security practices and controls that can be adopted by cloud users and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) to strengthen their governance, enhance their reliability and resilience in cloud environment.
SS 584 certification is applicable to three service models:
Infrastructure such as data centre: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS),
Platform that sits on top of the infrastructure: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS),
Enterprise facing application: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
SS 584 certification is mandatory for CSPs participating in Government tenders imposed by the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA). SS 584 has three different tiers of cloud security, Tier 1 being the base level and Tier 3 being the most stringent.
SS 584 Tiers
Designed for non-business critical data and systems with basic security control that address security risks and threats targeting low-impact information systems such as website hosting public information.
Designed for organizations that use cloud services to protect business or personal information and run critical data and systems in a moderate impact information system and have more stringent security controls such as personally identifiable information, credit card data, CRM data, emails.
Designed for companies with specific needs and more stringent security requirements where industry specific regulations may also be applicable to supplement and address security risks and threats in a high impact information system using cloud services such as financial or medical records.
Benefits of SS 584 Certification
Facilitate matching of security needs between companies and CSPs,
Provides greater clarity on your cloud security capabilities,
Improved quality, security, and reliability of your cloud services,
Provide confidence to your stakeholders in your cloud environment.
Why get certified with SOCOTEC Certification Singapore?
SOCOTEC Certification Singapore offers one-stop solution for a comprehensive IT certification package which provides value-add to your business. SOCOTEC Certification Singapore is an accredited certification body for SS 584 and is ready to support your certification journey.