OCF - STAR Program gets recognition by the EC
The Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT) in a call for tender that aims to secure about 2500 Virtual Machines and 2500 Terabytes of storage for up to 4 years for a number of EU Institutions (75% of the volume will be reserved for the European Parliament, Council and other EU institutions and agencies) make explicit reference to the OCF - STAR Program and requests the candidate tenders to make use of the CSA STAR program to show compliance with security requirements established by the European Security Agency (ENISA).
Here the link to the tender specs:
About the CSA Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) Program
The CSA Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) Program is a comprehensive set of offerings for cloud provider trust and assurance. The CSA STAR Program is a publicly accessible registry designed to recognize the varying assurance requirements and maturity levels of providers and consumers, and is used by customers, providers, industries and governments around the world. STAR consists of 3 levels of assurance, which currently cover 4 unique offerings. All offerings are based upon our succinct yet comprehensive list of cloud-centric control objectives in our Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). CCM is the only meta-framework of cloud-specific security controls, mapped to leading standards, best practices and regulations. Below is an overview of the STAR offerings.