One of the biggest concerns many businesses have with the cloud is security. In some cases, the cloud is actually better for some business’ security needs because the larger enterprises who offer cloud services are often better equipped for secure systems. Still, some businesses could not use cloud services like Google’s Apps because their market or line of work requires specific security compliance.
Now Google has achieved ISO 27001 certification for Apps, which means that most of those companies who require specific data protections can now be compliant when using convenient Apps from Google’s repertoire.
Specifically, Google Apps for Business has received the certification and can now offer this compliance to business users. In a blog post, Eran Feigenbaum, Director of Security for Google Enterprise, says: