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IT and Cyber Security Challenges in Healthcare Industry

Blog Published: 03/31/2020

By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at CipherCloudThe sudden influx of remote workers due to Coronavirus pandemic has put a strain on business continuity. Many organizations have adopted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to securely connect with the enterprise data centers. But the VPNs are not designe...

Cloud Security Alliance Inks Knowledge Partnership with ConnecTechAsia

Press Release Published: 03/31/2020

The partnership with CSA will highlight key shifts impacting cloud computing users and enterprisesSingapore, March 31, 2020 – Asia's leading Infocomm, Media and Technology event ConnecTechAsia has inked a knowledge partnership deal with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organ...

7 Steps to Securing Your Remote Work Lifecycle in the Cloud

Blog Published: 03/27/2020

By Martin Johnson, VP Marketing at PolyrizeCurrent global events and government mandates are forcing many organizations that have not, to date, encouraged remote work to suddenly allow their employees en masse to make a quick, often chaotic scramble for the exit and into the safety of their own h...

The Right Questions to Ask Your Vendors in Times of Large-Scale Remote Working

Blog Published: 03/26/2020

By Elad Shapira, Head of Security, PanoraysIn the wake of coronavirus, companies are now applying immediate work-from-home policies. This sudden and massive change poses a set of new cybersecurity risks and is forcing security teams to take immediate action.One of these cybersecurity risks emanat...

Cloud Security for Newly Distributed Engineering Teams

Blog Published: 03/23/2020

By the Fugue Team in collaboration with Dave Williams, cloud architect at New Light Technologies.Employers across the U.S. and around the world are rapidly shifting to a mandatory work-from-home (WFH) arrangement to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Even for organizations alread...

Continuous Auditing and Continuous Certification

Blog Published: 03/20/2020

By Alain Pannetrat, Senior Researcher at Cloud Security Alliance and Founder of Omzlo.comFor some cloud customers in sensitive or highly-regulated industries, such as banking or healthcare, “traditional” annual or bi-annual audits do not provide enough assurance to move to the cloud. To address t...

Securely Work From Home With CASB

Blog Published: 03/19/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager, Product Marketing at CipherCloudThe world is witnessing an unseen and unprecedented trend in the past few weeks. While advanced persistent threats have caused an upward trend in data breaches and cybercrime, the introduction of a certain other virus has led multin...

New Threat Intelligence Report Reveals the Rise of Emotet

Blog Published: 03/16/2020

By Renatta Siewert, Senior Security Writer at MimecastThe Mimecast Threat Center launched the Threat Intelligence Report: RSA Conference Edition on February 25th, finding a 145% increase in attack campaigns across the globe from October to December. Researchers believe the increase can be attribu...

Registration Now Open for SECtember, Cloud Security Alliance’s Premier Event

Press Release Published: 03/16/2020

Annual conference to provide global perspective on strategic cloud, cybersecurity issues SEATTLE – March 16, 2020 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing envir...

California Consumer Privacy Act – 10 Things You Should Know

Blog Published: 03/12/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.Based on personal observation and press reports, it is clear that only a small percentage of bu...

Newest Cloud Security Alliance Paper Sheds Light on Best Practices for Managing Risks Associated with Cloud-Connected Medical Devices

Press Release Published: 03/12/2020

Paper provides key stakeholders with guidelines to procuring, securing medical devices to ensure vulnerabilities are mitigatedSEATTLE – March 12, 2020 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure...

CSA’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Is Now an Accepted Ohio TechCred® Credential

Press Release Published: 03/11/2020

Ohio program allows employers to upskill their employees’ cloud security knowledge, build a stronger, tech-savvy workforceSEATTLE – March 11, 2020 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a s...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Temporary Price Reduction in Online Educational Programs

Blog Published: 03/09/2020

Effective immediately, Cloud Security Alliance is instituting a $100 USD price reduction on each of its online education courses available through the CSA Knowledge Center. This price reduction will be in effect through April 30, 2020. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 Coronavirus di...

CSA’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge Named Winner in 16th Annual Info Security PG’s 2020 Global Excellence Awards®

Press Release Published: 03/09/2020

Industry’s leading cloud certification program earned GoldSEATTLE – March 9, 2020 – 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, announced today that Info Secu...

RSA Conference 2020: Focusing on Human-Centric Security

Blog Published: 03/06/2020

By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at CipherCloudWithout a doubt, the top focus at the RSA Conference 2020 was human/people-centric security. This year’s conference messaging focused on the Human Element – which makes perfect sense. We are in a time of cloud mobile digital transformation, in which ...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 2

Blog Published: 03/03/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSARead part two of the CSA Summit at RSA recap. In this post we’ll be exploring the big ideas and takeaways from the afternoon sessions. Several main questions and ideas our afternoon speakers addressed were:How are enterprises supposed to prepare for i...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 1

Blog Published: 03/02/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSACSA was excited to welcome a diverse group of speakers to discuss cloud security and privacy during this year’s CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2020. We heard from Glenn Gerstell, Alex Stamos, Phil Venables, Dan Geer and many others. Our speakers address...

​Get a grip on data in Box and beyond - for compliance sake.

Blog Published: 02/27/2020

By: Salah Nassar, Vice President of Marketing, CipherCloudHow it all startedWe all love Box. Box makes cloud collaboration better and is a key business consideration for organizations to begin their journey into cloud adoption on the ever-expanding digital transformation initiatives. In fact, man...

How CSA is Working to Address Privacy

Blog Published: 02/25/2020

By John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, CSAThe European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published an infographic on compliance and enforcement of the GDPR from May 2018 to January 2019. It shows that 95,180 complaints have been made to EU national data protection authorities by individuals ...

The Knowledge Gap, Risk of the Unknown & the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge

Blog Published: 02/24/2020

By Daniele Catteddu, Chief Technology Officer, CSAI have a business admin academic background and so I have always approached cybersecurity risk management using those lenses. The more I have looked at the issues in cybersecurity, the more I am convinced that if you want to manage your risk, you ...

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