Windows Azure Trust Center was released to the public and it contains valuable information about security and privacy on the platform. You can find details about what kind of certificates the platform holds and generally why and how the platform is secure, handles data and respects privacy. All that information applies to Windows Azure core services which are Compute, Storage and Virtual Network.
Currently the platform is audited and it has certificates for:
- ISO 27001
- EU Model Clauses and Data Processing Agreement
- SSAE 16 (SOC 1 Type 2)
For more information and details please visit the Windows Azure Trust Center here.