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Software-Defined Perimeter and Zero Trust

A Zero Trust implementation using Software-Defined Perimeter enables organizations to defend new variations of old attack methods.

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Telehealth Data in the Cloud

In the wake of COVID-19 health organizations are rapidly increasing their utilization of telehealth capabilities. This paper addresses privacy and security concerns telehealth solutions.

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Online Resources

Explore the resources CSA has available to further your education and expand your network online. Join online events, webinars, training classes, and more.

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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.

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Membership for Cloud Solution Providers

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.

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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.

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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. Because the Cloud Security Alliance has developed the most widely adopted cloud security audit criteria and organizational certification, we are uniquely positioned to lead industry efforts to ensure industry professionals have the requisite skill set for auditing the cloud environment.

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Guiding your race to the cloud.

Join us for the SECtember Experience, a webinar series designed to help guide you on your race to the cloud. Earn CPE credits from attending this free series and get a preview of the top-notch content attendees can expect to receive at the live SECtember conference in 2021.

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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:

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

Increase transparency

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.

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Latest News

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Perspective on Cloud Risk Management Report That Identifies Cloud Computing Rapid Adoption Gaps and Risks

August 20, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance, ISACA Announce Strategic Partnership to Reinvent Cloud Auditing and Assurance

August 17, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance Study Finds While CASB Demand Is High, Additional Education Is Needed to Clarify Cloud Security Goals

August 11, 2020


CSA’s SECtember Experience to Provide a Month of Vital Expert Briefings

July 28, 2020


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Industry Insights

Experian Granted Patent for Secure Data Transmissions 15 Days Before Revealing Massive Data Breach

September 22, 2020


Is your vendor platform future proof?

September 21, 2020


Quantum Bitcoin

September 19, 2020


​Polyrize Launches Its Inaugural Shadow Identity Report

September 17, 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

SECtember Experience

September 8, 2020 - September 30, 2020 | Virtual

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CSA India Virtual Summit

September 23, 2020 - September 25, 2020 | Virtual

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CSA Canada Chapter – Research Webinar

September 25, 2020 | Virtual

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EMEA Congress 2020

November 3, 2020 - November 5, 2020 | TBD

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For Solution Providers

Showcase your expertise and good practices to a global marketplace as a CSA member. Joining CSA also provides a channel to hear about the cloud challenges experienced by enterprise users. Learn more about how your organization can take an active role in shaping the future of IT.


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.