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.
Latest News from CSA
Cloud Controls Matrix v4 Released
CCAK Study Guide Now Available
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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.
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.
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 will fill the gap in the market for technical education for cloud IT auditing.
Certificates & Training
Expand your network to the cloud security community
Build relationships with members of the industry and take a leadership role in shaping the future by becoming a member of the Cloud Security Alliance. Our community encompases industry practitioners, associations, governments, along with our corporate and individual members. The extensive network benefits the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers, to governments, entrepreneurs and the assurance industry — and provides a forum through which diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem.
Ask the Experts
CSA Corporate Members have direct access to research analysts to get briefed on research initiatives first-hand. CSA is a resource of subject matter experts, and we're here to support your roadmap and strategy. As a member, start a conversation around what you're doing, and CSA can help connect you with the right people to talk through that strategy.
Tools & Platforms
CSA Corporate Members receive complimentary seats for the cyber threat intelligence exchange. Security operations teams can leverage this platform to quickly and anonymously collaborate with other members on attack mitigation and solutions. It can be used to communicate threats either internally or externally. Companies hesitant about sharing data outside of their organization can still leverage it to communicate threats between departments.
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.
Cloud Security Alliance’s New Internet of Things (IoT) Security Controls Framework Allows for Easier Evaluation, Implementation of Security Controls within IoT Architectures
January 28, 2021
Cloud Security Alliance’s New Cloud Controls Matrix v4 Adds New Log and Monitoring Domain and More Than 60 New Cloud Security Controls
January 21, 2021
Cloud Security Alliance Releases Cloud-Based, Intelligent Ecosystems - Redefining Intelligence & Driving to Autonomous Security Operations
December 10, 2020