CSA Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v4.0

Welcome to the fourth version of the Cloud Security Alliance’s Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing. Built on previous iterations of the security guidance, dedicated research, public participation from the Cloud Security Alliance members, working groups, and the industry experts within our community. This version incorporates advances in cloud, security, and supporting technologies, reflects on real-world cloud security practices, integrates the latest Cloud Security Alliance research projects, and offers guidance for related technologies.

The goal of the fourth version of Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing is to provide both guidance and inspiration to support business goals while managing and mitigating the risks associated with the adoption of cloud computing technology.

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Version 4.0 Acknowledgments

Lead Authors

  • Rich Mogull
  • James Arlen
  • Adrian Lane
  • Gunnar Peterson
  • Mike Rothman
  • David Mortman

Editors

  • Dan Moren
  • John Moltz

CSA Staff

  • Jim Reavis
  • Luciano (J.R.) Santos
  • Daniele Catteddu
  • Frank Guanco
  • Hillary Baron
  • Victor Chin
  • Ryan Bergsma
  • Stephen Lumpe (Design)

Contributors

On behalf of the CSA Board of Directors and the CSA Executive Team, we would like to thank all of the individuals that contributed time and feedback to this version of the CSA Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing. We value your volunteer contributions and believe that the devotion of volunteers like you will lead the Cloud Security Alliance into the future.

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