AUDITOR

European Cloud Service Data Protection Certification

Our Goal

The “AUDITOR” research project is aimed at designing, implementing in an exemplary way, and testing an EU-wide data protection certification of cloud services for long-term application.

Data Protection

Cloud service providers can use the AUDITOR certificate to prove compliance with the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Europe-wide Recognition

The AUDITOR project strives for Europe-wide recognition for AUDITOR to become fully effective on both the national and the EU member states level.

Pilot Certifications

The AUDITOR certification process developed will be tested and validated in practice. We planned to validate research findings in three use cases.

Certification according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation is in the interest of all parties:

Cloud Service Providers

Cloud providers that can offer transparency and protection through certification.

Evaluation and Certification Authorities

Evaluation and certification authorities can embed AUDITOR into their portfolio.

Cloud Customers

Cloud customers that are to cooperate with cloud providers offering sufficient guarantees for compliance with data protection only.

End Consumers

The protection of end consumers’ data is the main objective of the AUDITOR certification of could services.

Pierre Chastanet | Head of Unit Cloud & Software DG Connect

EU Commission endorses AUDITOR

Pierre Chastanet of DG Connect emphasizes the importance of AUDITOR at the Trusted Cloud Lounge on 22nd January 2019 at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy in Berlin (from 4:00 min).

News

International AUDITOR-Workshop in Brussels

On 04/11/2019 an international AUDITOR-Workshop took place in Brussels with the participation of about 30 participants. The workshop was attended by participants from various institutions (in particular data protection authorities[…]

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New and updated AUDITOR documents published

New and updated AUDITOR documents are now available at https://www.auditor-cert.de/en/publications/. Updated: Criteria Catalogue v0.9 New: Certification Object v0.4 Concept of Protection Categories v0.2

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New Research Article Accepted for Publication in Datenschutz und Datensicherheit

The new article by Natalie Maier and Prof. Dr. Alexander Roßnagel (University of Kassel) as well as Sebastian Lins, Heiner Teigeler and Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev from Karlsruhe Institute of[…]

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AUDITOR as Follow-Up of TCDP

The AUDITOR research project is the follow-up project of the
‘Trusted Cloud Data Protection Profile for Cloud Services’ (TCDP).

The AUDITOR Project Consortium