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05/13/2019

Registration Opens for Cloud Security Alliance Congress EMEA 2019

Registration has opened for the annual CSA Congress EMEA (Berlin, Nov. 18-21, 2019). This multi-day conference will offer cloud security professionals a unique mixture of compelling presentations and topical discussions on research, technical and policy development, practice, requirements and tools related to cloud security, privacy and emerging technologies.

05/07/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Cloud Operating System (OS) 
Security Specification Report

The first international research report to define technical requirements for cloud OS security specifications and to address their importanceSINGAPORE – May 8, 2019 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices ...

05/07/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Software-Defined Perimeter Architecture Guide

Produced by the Software-Defined Perimeter Working Group, this Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) Architecture Guide is designed to help enterprises and practitioners learn more about SDP and the economic and technical benefits it can provide, as well as assist users in implementing SDP in their organizations successfully.

04/23/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Federal Summit 2019 Speaker Line-up

Former U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra to share his experience leading change across the U.S. government, the world’s largest consumer of information technology Seattle, WA – April 23, 2019 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising aw...

03/05/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Debuts Internet of Things (IoT) 
Controls Framework and Accompanying Guide

Framework introduces base-level security controls required to mitigate numerous risks associated with IoT systems SAN FRANCISCO – March 4, 2019 – RSA CONFERENCE 2019– The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practic...

03/04/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Decade of Vision Leadership Award Winners

CSA announced the recipients of its Decade of Vision Leadership award, given to the three founding CEOs, who provided the initial startup funding, plus consistent support, mentoring, and evangelism of the CSA mission on a global basis over the last 10 years. The awards were presented at the CSA Summit at RSA Conference.

03/04/2019

Cloud Security Alliance and Internet Security Conference Sign Memorandum of Understanding

As part of the agreement—and at the invitation of the Internet Security Conference (ISC), one of the most insightful high-profile events on network security in Asia-Pacific and worldwide—the CSA will host a CSA Summit co-located with the ISC event in Beijing on Aug. 21-22, 2019. Founded in 2013, the ISC has been successfully held for six years, during which time it has been well recognized, supported and participated by governments, think tanks, business executives, academia, industry influences and technical elites.

03/04/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Launches STAR Continuous, a Compliance Assessment Program for Cloud Service Providers

Chance to align security validation capabilities with cloud security compliance gives enterprises a competitive edge SAN FRANCISCO – March 4, 2019 – RSA CONFERENCE 2019 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best pra...

03/04/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Debuts the Knowledge Center, a Comprehensive 
E-Learning Platform

Offers individuals, enterprises high-quality flexible training to complement and enhance knowledge, schedules and budgets SAN FRANCISCO – March 4, 2019 – RSA CONFERENCE 2019 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of bes...

03/01/2019

CSA and Whistic Unveil Streamlined Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ)

The beta version of CAIQ-Lite released today represents every security control domain from the original questionnaire in a shorter, 73 question format. Citing the increased focus on cloud vendor security and the need for organizations worldwide to perform a significantly higher volume of assessments on a growing population of cloud vendors, Whistic and CSA worked together to develop a Lite version that focused more on accessibility and ease of use for both cloud vendors and the enterprises performing the vendor security risk assessments.

01/24/2019

Cloud Security Alliance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2019

IBM, Starbucks, Turner CISOs to Give Keynote Addresses SEATTLE – RSA CONFERENCE 2019 - Jan. 24, 2019 –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 a...

01/14/2019

New Cloud Security Alliance Study Finds Cybersecurity Incidents and Misconceptions Both Increase as Critical ERP Systems Migrate to Clouds

Seattle, WA – January 11, 2019 – 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 environment, today released the findings from the first research survey on “Enterprise Re...

12/20/2018

Cloud Security Alliance, National Technology Security Coalition Release “Streamlining Vendor IT Security and Risk Assessments” Whitepaper

Report advocates for a new approach to how organizations manage risks, achieve assurance, and enable trust in the cloudSEATTLE – Dec. 20, 2018 –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure...

12/11/2018

Cloud Security Alliance Announces 2018 Ron Knode Service 
Award Recipients

Volunteers recognized for dedication, efforts to furthering cloud security best practicesORLANDO – Dec. 11, 2018 –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...

12/11/2018

Cloud Security Alliance to Develop Holistic Cloud Incident Response Whitepaper

Singapore – 11 December, 2018 – 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, will be developing a holistic Cloud Incident Response Whitepaper. The framework wi...

12/04/2018

​Cloud Security Alliance and OneTrust Launch Free Vendor Risk Management Tool for CSA Members

The CSA-OneTrust VRM tool is pre-populated with templates reproducing the CSA's best practices for cloud security and privacy assurance and compliance, including the Cloud Control Matrix (CCM), the Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) and GDPR Code of Conduct.

11/26/2018

International Effort with Collaboration Between Cloud Security Alliance and Huawei Culminated in International Standard ISO/IEC 21878

Singapore – November 26, 2018 – 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, is pleased to announce that the international standard ISO/IEC 21878 – Security Gu...

11/16/2018

Cloud Security Alliance’s CCSK Wins Cyber Defense Global Award for Leader Cybersecurity Training

SEATTLE, WA – Nov. 16, 2018– 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 that its Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), the first cr...

10/10/2018

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Guidelines on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud

Newest paper offers clearly defined security responsibilities for vendors, customers across various cloud-service modelsSINGAPORE – October 11, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a...

09/27/2018

Cloud Security Alliance Establishes New European Headquarters, GDPR Center of Excellence in Berlin

Berlin, Germany – Sept. 27, 2018 – 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 environment, today announced that in response to rapid membership growth throughout the...