Compliance, Security Assurances and Certifications
Axon’s compliance demonstrates our commitment to providing a trustworthy platform and offers customers a way to understand the controls that have been put in place to secure Evidence.com and their data.
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certified
Information Security Management Standards
The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certificate validates that Axon has implemented the internationally recognised information security
controls defined in this standard, including guidelines and general principles for initiating, implementing, maintaining and
improving information security management within an organisation. A copy of the certification can be downloaded here.
ISO/IEC 27018:2014 Certified
Code of Practice for Protecting Personal Data in the Cloud
The ISO/IEC 27018:2014 certificate validates that Axon has implemented the internationally recognised control objectives, controls and guidelines related to the protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) in accordance with the privacy principles in ISO/IEC 29100 for a cloud-computing environment. A copy of the certification can be downloaded here.
SOC 2+ Report
Axon has achieved AICPA SOC 2 Type 2 reporting. A SOC 2 audit gauges the effectiveness of the Axon Evidence.com service based on the AICPA Trust Service Principles and Criteria. The Axon SOC 2+ report includes a comprehensive description of the Evidence.com service in addition to an assessment of the fairness of the Axon's description of its controls. The SOC 2+ evaluates whether the Axon's controls are designed appropriately, were in operation on a specified date, and were operating effectively over a specified time period. Axon is audited annually against the SOC reporting framework by independent third-party auditors. Contact your Axon Sales Representative to request a copy of the SOC 2+ report.
Cloud Security Alliance – CSA STAR Attestation (Level Two)
Axon has been awarded CSA STAR Attestation. STAR Attestation consists of a rigorous third-party independent assessment of Evidence.com against the CSA's Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). Detailed results of the STAR Attestation testing are included in the Axon SOC 2+ report. A copy of Axon's CSA STAR Attestation can be downloaded here.
Cloud Security Alliance – CSA STAR Self-Assessment (Level One)
Axon's Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) response provides detailed information about how Axon fulfils the security, privacy, compliance and risk management requirements defined in the CCM and Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) version 3.0.1. Customers can review Axon’s response to the CSA CCM here.
UK OFFICIAL Accreditation
Evidence.com is suitable for supporting OFFICIAL and OFFICIAL SENSITIVE data. The Evidence.com service is accredited to store, forward and process information, which is at Business Impact Level (BIL) 2 for Confidentiality, BIL 2 for Integrity and BIL 4 for Availability (2, 2, 4). The accreditation includes an annual IT Security Health Check (ITHC) performed by a CESG-approved CHECK security team. A Risk Management and Accreditation Document Set (RMADS) is available for customer review, which includes a in-depth description of Evidence.com and a risk assessment conducted in accordance with HMG IA Standard No.1 (IAS1). Contact your Axon Sales Representative to request a copy of the Evidence.com RMADS (non-disclosure agreement required).
UK Cloud Security Principles
As part of the National Cyber Security Centre’s Cloud Security Collection, the Cloud Security Principles provide a summary of the essential security principles to consider when evaluating cloud services. This guidance has been published to help public sector organisations evaluate the suitability of a cloud provider to securely handle their data. Axon has created a Cloud Security Principles Implementation document that details the 14 Cloud Security Principles and explains how the specific security policies and practices for Evidence.com align with the principles. Also, detail is provided that depicts how Evidence.com has implemented the principles and how the implementation is validated and tested. Download the Axon Cloud Security Principles Implementation document here.
Cyber Essentials Certified
Axon has gained Cyber Essentials certification which validates implementation of controls in alignment with the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials Scheme. The Cyber Essentials requirements assist organisations in mitigating risk from common Internet-based threats. Cyber Essentials concentrates on five key controls: (1) Boundary firewalls and Internet gateways, (2) Secure configuration, (3) Access control, (4) Malware protection and (5) Patch management. A copy of Axon's Cyber Essentials certification can be downloaded here.