Welcome to the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.
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SECtember 2023 Call for Presentations
Participate in THE cloud security conference of the year at SECtember 2023. Showcase your work, network with like-minded professionals, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in cloud security by submitting a proposal related to Threats and Vulnerabilities, Emerging Technologies, Governance and Assurance, or Secure Cloud Computing. Learn about the submission and selection process here.
Data Lake Threat Modeling Exercise
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As cloud platforms expand further into business uses, the need to understand the attack surface to your data becomes much more apparent. This exercise spreadsheet includes numerous elements of data lakes applied to specific threat scenarios and to the STRIDE framework, and provides countermeasures for possible corrections and controls.
CCM v4-Lite Open Peer Review
CSA and the CCM working group have been developing a lightweight edition of the CCM v4 that consists of foundational cloud security requirements. It is targeted to be a cost-effective solution for low-risk profile cloud organizations. Participate in this peer review and help determine whether the selected controls are easy to implement and provide foundation security solutions necessary.
Improve the security and compliance posture of your organization and leverage the controls inside of cloud assurance to build stronger value in your business systems. CSA provides tools and guidance that help entire industries and countries build their own cloud assurance ecosystem. Publish your organization on the STAR Registry, become CCAK certified, or demonstrate your commitment to holistic security by qualifying for Trusted Cloud Provider status.
Regardless if you already have a well established cloud security program or are starting your cloud migration for the first time, CSA can help you enhance your security strategy. Tap into our substantial database of research and strategies needed for organizations to achieve comprehensive cloud security. Learn about cybersecurity threats from the latest Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Pandemic Eleven, close the skills gap by obtaining your CCSK certificate, and support the work CSA does by joining our community or becoming a corporate member.
Look beyond the challenges of the current cloud security ecosystem and leverage CSA to help your organization solve tomorrow’s problems, today. Explore innovative technologies and strategies, such as the Zero Trust Advancement Center, Y2Q - the quantum countdown, or our Global Security Base, that will help shape the future of cloud and cybersecurity.
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September 18 - 22, 2023
Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA
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CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, certification, events and products.
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