In today's digital landscape, cloud security and governance are paramount. But how do we measure and attest to the security controls of cloud service providers? Enter the Cloud Security Alliance STAR Attestation and SOC2 - two prominent frameworks for assessing and ensuring cloud security. In this episode, we dive deep into the intricacies of CSA STAR Attestation, its relationship with SOC2, and their collective impact on cloud governance and cybersecurity. Join the CSA and our guests, Pat Nester and Michael Nouguier, as they shed light on these intertwined topics, helping businesses navigate the cloudy (pun intended) waters of modern IT infrastructure.