Standards, regulations & certifications

To help you with compliance and reporting, we share information, best practices, and easy access to documentation. Our products regularly undergo independent verification of security, privacy, and compliance controls, achieving certifications against global standards to earn your trust. We're constantly working to expand our coverage.

This site contains information about Google's certifications and compliance standards it satisfies as well as general information about certain region or sector-specific regulations.

UK's Cloud Security Principles

Security guidelines for evaluating cloud services.

The UK offers a framework built around 14 Cloud Security Principles. The Cloud Security Principles are expansive and thorough and include important considerations such as data in transit protection, supply chain security, identity and authentication, and secure use of cloud services.

In our response to these guidelines, we highlight the security benefits of Google Cloud products and services and provide information on how Google Cloud aligns with these Cloud Security Principles.