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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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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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CSA Presents EMEA Congress 2020

Join us for the virtual CSA EMEA Congress on November 3-5, 2020 and learn how organizations are accelerating their migration to the cloud as the optimal strategy to support a virtual workforce and enable digital transformation. Earn CPE credits from attending this free virtual event and hear from our trusted experts on a range of topics from the growing complexity of cloud certification to navigating continuous assurance and compliance.

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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 Announces Recipients of 2020 Ron Knode Service Awards

October 07, 2020


CSA Security Trust Assurance and Risk (STAR) Registry Reaches Significant Milestone with 1,000 Entries

September 30, 2020


Registration Open for Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Congress 2020

September 29, 2020


Cloud Security Alliance Releases Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious 11 Deep Dive; Articulates Cloud Computing’s Most Significant Issues

September 23, 2020


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Industry Insights

Five Actions to Mitigate the Financial Damage of Ransomware

October 30, 2020


Cloud Security: The Necessity of Threat Hunting

October 28, 2020


6 Data Governance Best Practices in 2020

October 27, 2020


Over 200 Documented Blockchain Attacks, Vulnerabilities and Weaknesses

October 26, 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

EMEA Congress 2020

November 3, 2020 - November 5, 2020 | Virtual

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Hands On Threat Hunting Workshop

November 10, 2020 | Virtual

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CSA Philippines Summit 2020

November 11, 2020 | Manila, Philippines

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For Solution Providers

Showcase your expertise and good practices to a globalas a CSA member. Joining CSA also provides a channel toabout the cloud challenges experienced by enterprise users.more about how your organization can take an active role inthe 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.