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CSA Summit Returns to Infosecurity Europe 2018

Press Release Published: 05/09/2018

World’s leading cloud security organization brings its premier event to Europe’s top information security conference Seattle, WA – May 9, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secu...

One Simple Way to Avoid 57 Percent of Breaches

Blog Published: 05/08/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass I recently caught wind of a survey of 3000 cybersecurity professionals commissioned by ServiceNow and Ponemon. One of the first statistics that jumped out at me? "57% of data breach victims said they were breached due to an unpatched ...

The Case for CASB: Healthcare

Blog Published: 05/01/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass Over the past couple of years, Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) have gone from a nascent, barely known technology to the de facto standard for secure public cloud enablement in every enterprise vertical. Early on, it's tough to draw patter...

Are Traditional Security Tools Dead?

Blog Published: 04/26/2018

By Salim Hafid, Product Marketing Manager, Bitglass When evaluating security options, CISOs and security architects are always looking to the solution that will minimize cost and administrative overhead while maximizing data protection. At the highest levels, enterprises have relied on tradition...

CCSK vs CCSP: An Unbiased Comparison

Blog Published: 04/24/2018

By Graham Thompson, CCSK, CCSP, CISSP, Authorized Trainer, Intrinsec Security Introduction CCSK vs CCSP–I’m commonly asked two questions whenever someone discovers I’m an instructor for both the Cloud Security Alliance CCSK and (ISC)2 CCSP courses: 1 – “What’s the difference between the two cert...

National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Partner to Improve Cloud Computing Security

Press Release Published: 04/23/2018

ATLANTA, GA (April 23, 2018) – The National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC) and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced a partnership to advance cloud computing security at the RSA Conference’s CSA Summit on Monday, April 16. Pete Chronis, CISO of Turner and an NTSC Board Member, announc...

GDPR Is Coming: Will the Industry Be Ready?

Blog Published: 04/20/2018

By Jervis Hui, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Netskope With the impending May 25, 2018, date for GDPR compliance coming up, Netskope worked with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to survey IT and security professionals for a recently released report covering GDPR preparation and challenges. Ac...

Imagine a Day Without Safe Cryptography

Blog Published: 04/19/2018

By Jeffrey Ritter, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg College, University of Oxford Every security professional, at one time or another (or at many times), confronts executive opposition to changing technology. We all know that every innovation in technology requires adaptations in the security services, ...

Cloud Security Alliance's Newest Research Report Examines a Day Without Safe Cryptography

Press Release Published: 04/19/2018

What would happen to our daily lives if our most commonly used methods of encryption were to suddenly disappear? SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – RSA Conference Booth #1039 - April 19, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising...

GDPR Preparation and Challenges Survey Report Explores Overall Industry Preparedness in Achieving Compliance

Press Release Published: 04/17/2018

Eighty-three percent of companies lack confidence in their ability to meet May 25 deadline SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – RSA Conference Booth #1039 - April 17, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best pra...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Research: Building a Foundation for Successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange

Press Release Published: 04/16/2018

Paper offers key considerations for corporations seeking to collaborate on security incidents impacting the cloud environment SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – RSA Conference Booth #1039 - April 16, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to definin...

Building a Foundation for Successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange: A New Guide from CSA

Blog Published: 04/16/2018

By Brian Kelly, Co-chair/Cloud Cyber Incident Sharing Center (CISC) Working Group, and CSO/Rackspace No organization is immune from cyber attack. Malicious actors collaborate with skill and agility, moving from target to target at a breakneck pace. With new attacks spreading from dozens of compa...

Speeding the Secure Cloud Adoption Process

Blog Published: 04/16/2018

By Vinay Patel, Chair, CSA Global Enterprise Advisory Board, and Managing Director, Citigroup Innovators and early adopters have been using cloud for years, taking advantage of the quicker deployment, greater scalability, and cost saving of services. The growth of cloud computing continues to ac...

Cloud Security Alliance Global Enterprise Advisory Board Publishes State of Cloud Security 2018

Press Release Published: 04/16/2018

Report outlines what must happen to speed the secure cloud adoption process between the enterprises, cloud service providers, and regulators. SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – RSA Conference Booth #1039 - April 16, 2018 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedi...

Cloud Security and Compliance Is a Shared Responsibility

Blog Published: 04/12/2018

By Gail Coury, Chief Information Security Officer, Oracle Cloud Organizations around the world are ramping up to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will be enforced beginning on May 25, 2018, and each must have the right people, processes and techn...

The Early Bird Gets the Virus

Blog Published: 04/09/2018

By Kevin Lee, Systems QA Engineer, Bitglass Most people have heard of the proverb, "The early bird gets the worm." The part that many haven't heard is the followup, "But the second mouse gets the cheese." The latter proverb makes a lot of sense when you apply it to the current state of virus and...

Five Reasons to Reserve Your Seat at the CCSK Plus Hands-on Course at RSAC 2018

Blog Published: 04/05/2018

By Ryan Bergsma, Training Program Director, Cloud Security Alliance The IT job market is tough and it’s even tougher to stand out from the pack, whether it’s to your current boss or a prospective one. There is one thing, though, that can put you head and shoulders above the rest—achieving your C...

CSA Cloud Security Congress 2018 to Be Held in Orlando

Press Release Published: 04/04/2018

Call for speakers is now open for the industry’s leading cloud security event SEATTLE, WA – April 4, 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, i...

Australia's First OAIC Breach Forecasts Grim GDPR Outcome

Blog Published: 04/04/2018

By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass The first breach under the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's (OAIC) Privacy Amendment Bill was made public on March 16. While this breach means bad press for the offending party, shipping company Svitzer Australia, more fright...

CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2018 Turns Its Focus to Enterprise Grade Security: Will you be there?

Blog Published: 04/03/2018

By J.R. Santos,  Executive Vice President of Research, Cloud Security Alliance Today’s enterprise cloud adoption has moved well beyond the early adopters to encompass a wide range of mission-critical business functions. As financial services, government and other industries with regulatory manda...

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