Building connections through online cloud security solutions.

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Online Training

Leverage CSA's online courses. We offer both self-paced online and virtual instructor-led courses through our Knowledge Center.

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Free Webinars & Events

Discover how to use new technologies and the latest research for cloud security, all while earning your CPE credits from home.

Community Discussions

Circle is a global community that facilitates resources and security discussion within a diverse group of CSA partners.

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Research by the industry, for the industry

Prepare for the latest threats

Awareness and understanding of the latest technology threats and risks puts enterprises in a better position to prepare and deploy technologies. Download and share the latest threat research:

Top Threats to Cloud

Top Risks for Serverless Environments

Cyber Incident Exchange

Leverage frameworks and architectures that work

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:

Cloud Controls and Remediations

Cloud Reference Architecture

Octagon Model for Risk

Innovate from the cloud

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.

Security Controls for IoT

Preparing for Quantum Computers

Blockchain for Security

CSA Knowledge Center

Gain the necessary knowledge to support a smooth cloud transition and beyond with focused training and skills certification from CSA’s education platform.

Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge

Advanced Cloud Security Practitioner Training

Cloud Governance & Compliance

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

Start your pursuit of cloud knowledge by mastering the foundations of cloud security. The CCSK ensures that security professionals understand the nuanced differences between traditional IT environments and modern cloud environments.

Earn your CCSK

Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK)

The CCAK is the only credential for industry professionals that demonstrates expertise in the essential principles of auditing cloud computing systems.

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Build Your Cloud Knowledge

Come back together for the first time in September.

Meet in person with other cybersecurity professionals for the first time this year during our new event in Seattle. SECtember is changing the way the cloud and cybersecurity industry meets, and you can be a part of that change. Register now for SECtember to save on tickets.

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Keynote Speakers

Andy Kirkland

Andy Kirkland

Chief Information Security Officer,

Starbucks Coffee Co

General James Mattis

General James Mattis

Secretary of Defense


Joe Schatz

Joe Schatz

Managing Principal, Cyber Security

Strategy and Operations,


Cultivate Wisdom

Step into a leadership role

Build relationships with leaders in the industry and take a leadership role in shaping the future. Participating in CSA's activities enables your employees to collaborate with other security professionals, build their expertise in specific areas, and ensure that best practices and standards for the cloud are being implemented.

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Demonstrate security

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 organizations position to offering an option for continuous self-assessments, it allows our industry to unite effectively to secure the cloud.

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groups and initiatives


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CloudBytes webinars

Latest News

Cloud Security Alliance Publishes New Paper, The Six Pillars of DevSecOps: Automation

July 07, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance and International Systems Security Association Form New Partnership to Advance the Cybersecurity Profession

June 30, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance Announces PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika as an Authorized CCSK Training Partner

June 23, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance Announces Availability of Key Cloud Security Assessment and Guidance Documents in 10 Additional Languages

June 23, 2020


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Industry Insights

​Securing the multi-cloud environment through CSPM and SSPM

July 13, 2020


Cryptocurrencies, Digital assets, Tokens and Blockchain maturity is coming soon

July 10, 2020


What Does Proactive Vendor Security Mean?

July 10, 2020


Night of the Living Cloud (aka CSA Federal Summit) Part 1 of 2

July 09, 2020


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Resources & Education

CSA Knowledge Center

Our training platform is a place to access courses and educational resources on vendor-neutral & industry-backed research that stretches your training budget and complements other security certifications on the market.

STAR Registry

STAR verifies cloud providers that are prepared for the cloud. Ensuring trust & transparency in both security and privacy. View organizations who are cloud verified.

CSA Webinars

Our webinars are designed to inform our audience about trending topics, new technologies, and the latest research. It also allows audience members the opportunity to earn CPE Credits.

Upcoming CSA Events

CSA Federal Summit Virtual Series

July 1, 2020 - July 29, 2020 | Virtual

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BlackHat 2020

August 1, 2020 - August 6, 2020 | Virtual

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CSA CloudCon 2020

August 19, 2020 - August 20, 2020 | Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Cloud Security & Hacking Edition

August 27, 2020 - August 27, 2020 | Guatemala City

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For Solution Providers

Showcase your expertise and good practices to a global marketplace. Membership also provides a channel to hear about the cloud challenges experienced by enterprise users. As competition continues to increase, take an active role in shaping the future of IT by setting the tone for future CSA education and research.



Join Circle

Connect with other security professionals from around the world in an exclusive community tailored to cloud security. Whether you are part of a CSA chapter, working group, or a member organization, we have a forum for you.