ePLDT, the digital enterprise enabler of PLDT Inc., the country’s leading telecoms and digital services provider, has reinforced its security capability for cloud computing as it attained Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security, Trust and Assurance Registry (STAR) certification.
The industryâ€™s most powerful security provider certification program, CSA STAR is a three-tiered provider assurance program encompassing rigorous auditing, transparency principles, standards harmonization, and continuous monitoring. It was established and is operated by CSA, the worldâ€™s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. With this new status as a CSA STAR registered service provider, ePLDT assures enterprise clients that the PLDT Groupâ€™s cloud services adhere the global industryâ€™s security best practices.
â€œWe understand our customersâ€™ need for transparency and visibility in terms of the security controls provided by our cloud computing solutions, as these services handle sensitive, mission-critical data that must be safely guarded and protectedâ€ said Nico Alcoseba, Head of PLDT Groupâ€™s Disruptive Business Group. â€œAs a CSA STAR registered service provider, we ensure our customers that the cloud solutions we offer are not only secure but consistently comply with globally recognized standards.â€
â€œThis certification solidifies our position as a trusted provider of cloud services for he enterprise, as well as demonstrates our increased cloud computing maturity,â€ added Dave Simon, ePLDT Group CTO and Service Delivery & Operations Group Head. â€œThrough continuous applications of the different security controls set by CSA on our own cloud operations, we as a provider can in turn educate our customers on the best practices in the cloud.â€
To know more about ePLDTâ€™s Cloud Services, visit www.epldt.com.