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CSA News

July 28, 2015

Cloud Security Alliance EMEA to Host Fourth Annual Congress

Agenda and Keynote Speakers Announced for Premiere European Cloud Security Event Berlin, Germany – July 28, 2015 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the agenda and keynote speakers for its fourth annual…

July 15, 2015

Cloud Security Alliance Unveils Project STRATUS Research Results

CSA together with elite team of researchers and practitioners demonstrate prototype tool that automates the auditing process of cloud data governance Hamilton, New Zealand, July 15, 2015 – Cloud Security Alliance® (CSA) participated in the third quarterly meeting of the STRATUS project, a six-year, NZ $12.2 million cyber security project funded by the Ministry of…

June 29, 2015

CipherCloud and Cloud Security Alliance Forge Cloud Security Working Group

Cloud Security Open API Working Group to standardize key data security best practices for CASB deployments San Jose, Calif., June 29, 2015 – Recognized as the fastest-growing segment of cloud security, the cloud access security broker (CASB) space is still an emerging one where standards have yet to coalesce. To fill this gap, CipherCloud, the leader in…

June 18, 2015

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has opened the call for papers for the 2015 CSA APAC Congress

The 2015 CSA APAC Congress will be held December 1st-3rd in Guangzhou, China CSA APAC Congress is the premium event for compelling presentations and interesting discussions about research, development, practice and trends related to cloud security. Attendees represent end-user, research and industry viewpoints, and there are plenty of networking and business opportunities throughout the event….

June 14, 2015

Cloud Security Alliance Expands Star Provider Certification Into China

Called CSA C-STAR Assessment, program brings increased security assurance to cloud service providers in the Greater China area based upon CSA global best practices; adoption already underway Guangzhou, CHINA, June 15, 2015 – The Cloud Security Alliance® (CSA) today announced the launch of CSA C-STAR Assessment, a technology-neutral assessment that leverages Chinese national standards to…

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Big Data Taxonomy

Big Data Taxonomy

A research document outlining the six dimensions of big data to help decision makers navigate the myriad choices in compute and storage infrastructures as well as data analytics techniques, and security and privacy frameworks.

Release Date: September 18, 2014

Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.0.1

Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.0.1

Realigns the CAIQ questions to CCM v3.0.1 control domains and the Cloud Security Alliance “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing V3.0″

Release Date: July 11, 2014

Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1

Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1

New and updated mappings, consolidation of redundant controls, rewritten controls for clarity of intent, STAR enablement, and SDO alignment.

Release Date: July 11, 2014

Enterprise Architecture v2.0

Enterprise Architecture v2.0

The Enterprise Architecture is both a methodology and a set of tools that enable security architects, enterprise architects and risk management professionals to leverage a common set of solutions that fulfill their common needs to be able to assess where their internal IT and their cloud providers are in terms of security capabilities and to plan a roadmap to meet the security needs of their business.

Release Date: February 25, 2013

Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) Outline for the Sale of Cloud Services in the European Union

Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) Outline for the Sale of Cloud Services in the European Union

The Outline provides a structure for Cloud Service Providers (CSP) to disclose, in a consistent matter, information about the privacy and data protection policies, procedures and practices used when processing personal data that customers upload or store in the CSP’s servers.

Release Date: February 24, 2013

Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Mobile Computing

Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Mobile Computing

Mobile devices empower employees to do what they need to do — whenever and wherever. People can work and collaborate “in the field” with customers, partners, patients or students and each other. But they need to be supported with always current operational processes and information, whether from apps, the Internet, or documents from other people.

Release Date: November 08, 2012

Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing V3.0

Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing V3.0

The CSA guidance as it enters its third edition seeks to establish a stable, secure baseline for cloud operations. This effort provides a practical, actionable road map to managers wanting to adopt the cloud paradigm safely and securely. Domains have been rewritten to emphasize security, stability and privacy, ensuring corporate privacy in a multi-tenant environment.

Release Date: November 14, 2011

Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v1.1

Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v1.1

Questionnaire is organized using CSA 13 governing & operating domains divided into “control areas” within CSA’s Control Matrix structure.

Release Date: September 01, 2011

Cloud Computing Market Maturity

Cloud Computing Market Maturity

This white paper reports the results of a recent study conducted by ISACA and the Cloud Security Alliance to examine cloud market maturity through four lenses: cloud use and satisfaction level, expected growth, cloud-adoption drivers, and limitations to cloud adoption.

Release Date: July 15, 2015

Privacy Level Agreement – Version 2

Privacy Level Agreement – Version 2

Release Date: June 02, 2015

SMB Membership Brochure APAC

SMB Membership Brochure APAC

Release Date: June 01, 2015

SME Cloud Security Survey Report 2015

SME Cloud Security Survey Report 2015

Release Date: June 01, 2015

What is Quantum Safe Security

What is Quantum Safe Security

Release Date: May 19, 2015

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