Cloud services emerged in the late 2000s and have continued to become the mainstream technology option for the internet generation. However, the cloud service is not just a small technology change - it is both a strategic challenge and a strategic opportunity for organizations. As the range of cloud continues to grow and unfold, and security continues to be an essential factor. The unfolding of cloud security has resulted in service providers to bring security to the forefront.
As part of the International Standardization Organisation - ISO 27017 associates with the Code of Practice for Information Security Controls and is based on ISO/IEC 27002 for Cloud Services. The code is design for the cloud security environments from the perspectives of both the provider and the consumer. The standard offers additional cloud-focused implementation and guidance for relevant controls.