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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Join us in-person at SECtember 2021
Explore resources for cloud security and learn more about CSA.
Emerging cloud technologies
Cloud has become the foundation for launching new technologies. Explore emerging technologies that impact the enterprise and adopt industry best practices for implementing and preparing for the future.
Leverage frameworks and architectures specific to cloud
Adopt core tools used by government and regulated industries for the use and management of cloud services. Build a foundation for secure cloud environments with proven models for mitigations, countermeasures, and capabilities specific to cloud computing. The following tools have been used by enterprises to implement frameworks, architectures, and approaches:
Go beyond security and start building trust. Programs like CSA STAR help improve transparency between cloud customers and providers and bridge the communication gap. From streamlining risk assessments to improving your organization's position to offering an option for continuous self-assessments, it allows our industry to unite effectively to secure the cloud.
Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK)
The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) is the first credential available for industry professionals to demonstrate their expertise in the essential principles of auditing cloud computing systems. The CCAK credential and training program fills the gap in the market for technical education for cloud IT auditing.
Become certified in cloud security.
Gain the necessary knowledge to support a smooth cloud transition and beyond with focused training from CSA. Start by mastering the best practices of cloud security with the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). Earning the CCSK will lay the necessary foundation to prepare you to earn the new cloud auditing credential in development by CSA and ISACA.
Certificates & Training
Come together, face to face, in September
Reunite with peers and make new connections at SECtember, CSA’s premier event for the cloud and cybersecurity communities. Held in Seattle September 13 - 17, 2021, this in-person event will provide educational and networking opportunities to help attendees develop secure, cloud-based solutions that address the rapid cloud adoption and skills gap accelerated by the pandemic.
Membership for Businesses
Become a CSA Corporate Member
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. As a corporate member, your team will be able to receive consultations on your current cloud projects and initiatives.
For organizations providing cloud or security services, joining CSA allows you to educate potential users and showcase your own expertise and good practices to a global marketplace.
SaaS companies represent the heart of business solutions and are growing rapidly. SaaS companies are very diverse in their size and security maturity. CSA’s SaaS membership provides specific benefits geared towards SaaS provider needs and pain points. Our goal is to help SaaS companies achieve excellent security and communicate a sense of trust to their customers and the greater market.
Cloud Security Executive Briefings
On-site and virtual private executive briefings give your team access to subject matter experts to discuss cloud-specific platforms, industry trends, and technology implementations. Attendees receive valuable insights presented exclusively to this group by some of the top industry experts leading CSA’s research activities. As a member you can start a conversation around what you're doing, and CSA can help connect you with the right people to talk through that strategy.
Join the Alliance
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.
Chris Krebs, Former Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to Headline Cloud Security Alliance’s SECtember
July 07, 2021
New Cloud Security Alliance Research Evaluates Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 Security, Provides Guidance Mapped to NIST Cybersecurity Framework
June 28, 2021
Cloud Security Alliance’s Critical Controls Implementation for Salesforce Identifies Best Practices for Security Operations in Salesforce
June 15, 2021