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Security concerns aroused as a result of rapid-developed cloud computing which is potentially putting your enterprises at risk. To tackle this concern, EuroCloud Europe (ECE) is offering the certification scheme “EuroCloud Star Audit” (ECSA) to provide an accountable quality rating of Cloud Services and train a group of worldwide professional cloud service auditors.

SGS is the first accredited training provider for the EuroCloud Star Audit (ECSA) and assessor in Hong Kong. The course covers all essential elements of cloud service management risks in addition to just securities, issues such as contract and compliance, security and data privacy, operation and infrastructure, operational concerns, and model (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) specific concerns. The course is essential to those who plan to become a practitioner or internal auditor in a cloud services provider as it provides you with perspective from a cloud auditor.  If you are a cloud service user, the course will also benefit you as it gives you the perspectives that you need to be aware of when selecting a cloud service provider.


  • Director of EuroCloud Star Audit (ECSA)
  • Editor of the book “Migrating to the Cloud” a top seller among the cloud professionals and being translated to German and Chinese
  • Corporate consultant specialized in IT projects for over 20 years
  • Cloud consultation on cloud strategies, cloud IT policies and the planning of cloud migration
  • Professional cloud assurance and auditing experience (to cloud service providers)

Upon completion of the training you will be awarded an SGS attendance certificate.

  • For those delegates who complete and successfully pass the exam in each qualification level will be awarded the certificate of the associated level.
  • This training course supports the delegates in taking cloud service into the scope within the assessment of all relevant areas to address the key concerns for a company.
  • Delegates who pass the exam (any grade) could optionally apply to ECSA office to have their name registered with ECSA:  

Day 1
Ambassador Rundown (9:00 - 1:00)
- EuroCloud Europe and Star Audit
- Cloud quality and certification
- ECSA organisation, partners & areas
- Services and tools and how to apply
- Summary, Q&A, Test
- Foundation Rundown (2:00 - 5:00)
- ECSA Statements, Scopes and Control
- Engagement for partners
- ECSA services and tools
- 1 – 2 exercises
- Summary, Q&A, Test

Day 2
Professional Rundown (9:00 - 5:00)

- Foundation Training plus
- Profile description & Expertise
- Senior Level requirements
- Engagements options
- Rights and Obligations
- Use Cases and Business Cases
- Usage of Assessment Tool
- 3 Exercises
- Summary, Q&A, Test

Day 3
Auditor Rundown (9:00 - 5:00)

- Professional Training plus
- ECSA Profiles
- Audit Expertise
- Audit specific Tasks
- ECSA Controls in detail
- 1-2 Auditor Exercises
- Discussion, Summary, Q&A, Test 

Date: (TBC - Q1 2016. For detail, please contact us)
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: 24/F, OfficePlus, 303 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Price (3-day training): HKD$7,500 
Early Bird: HKD$6,750 (1 month prior) ; 
Special Offer: HKD$5,623 (3 enrollments or above per company) 


  • CTO / CIO / Cloud service end users
  • Data Center Managers / System Managers / Cloud Practitioners / Network Engineers / IT Auditors
  • Providers who would like to get certified or find out about benefits of certification
  • Companies and individuals who wish to become consultants in cloud security; or who wish to implement international cloud standard in their operation
  • Cloud service end users who wish to understand cloud security & operation 

Remark: Presentations, printed material and the medium of instructions will be in English. 

Contact person: Ms. Queenie Lai
Tel: 2774 7480 | Email:  

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