Implementing CSA STAR Certification

Apply CSA STAR Certification to your business, enhancing your information security management best practice, and let us make the process straightforward for you.


Are you ready for implementation?

Every business has unique risks to manage. And each business is at a different stage with their information security management. That’s why we offer customized packages that are as unique as you. A package can include only the products and services that your business needs to manage your information security risks.

See how many requirements of ISO/IEC 27001 and the CSA STAR Certification scheme you already have in place – you may be closer than you think.


Top tips for implementing CSA STAR Certification

  1. Get commitment and support from senior management
  2. Engage the whole business with a sound communications strategy
  3. Establish a competent and knowledgeable implementation team
  4. Download the Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) from the CSA
  5. Compare existing processes and procedures with relevant CCM requirements and ISO/IEC 27001
  6. Make sure your scope is aligned with customer critical processes and implement all relevant controls within the CCM
  7. Benchmark your current capability against the maturity model and see where there are opportunities to improve
  8. Clearly lay out a well-communicated plan of activities and timescales. Make sure everyone understands them and their role in achieving them
  9. Share CSA STAR Certification knowledge and encourage staff to train as internal auditors
  10. Regularly review your system and controls to make sure you are continually improving it


CSA STAR Certification for SME’s

No organization is immune from information security risk. CSA STAR Certification gives SMEs the confidence to meet expectations – from legal to new business opportunities – giving you a solid and secure base to grow from.


Associate Consultant Programme

Get the additional support and advice you need to become certified with our Associate Consultant Programme. We can connect you with over 200 UK members who offer specialist consultancy services independent of BSI.


Why choose BSI?

We pioneered standards more than 100 years ago and today we’re the market leader. We help over 80,000 clients ranging from top global brands to small ambitious businesses in 182 countries worldwide to gain an edge over their competition. As one of the few organizations that understands standards from start to finish, we don’t only assess how well you’re meeting them, we create new standards from scratch and train teams globally to use them and perform better. Our knowledge can transform your organization.