Press Releases

Press Releases

Cloud Security Alliance Issues First Cloud Compliance Report For Spain

Published: 07/12/2011

Spanish Chapter Publishes Report Providing a Methodological Approach to Help Address Compliance Needs in Cloud Computing Madrid, Spain –July 12, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that the Spanish Chapter, CSA-ES, has published the first Cloud Compliance Report. This Report...

 

CSA Announces Licensing Agreement With CSC For Cloudtrust Protocol

Published: 07/06/2011

Cloud Trust Protocol Provides Enterprises with the Confidence To Bring More Sensitive and Valuable Business Functions to the Cloud Falls Church, VA – July 6, 2011 – Today the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a member-driven organization chartered with promoting the use of best practices for pr...

 

Security as a Service Initial Group Call set for July 5th

Published: 06/30/2011

The CSA Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group will have their first group call on July 5th. The purpose of their research will be to identify consensus definitions of what Security as a Service means, to categorize the different types of Security as a Service and to provide guidance to org...

 

Call for Volunteers to Upgrade the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix to v1.2

Published: 06/22/2011

We need smart, motivated volunteers and team leaders who are committed to an early August 2011 completion date. You can prepare yourself by checking out the current CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (v1.1) here: https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/research/projects/cloud-controls-matrix-ccm/ If you want to...

 

SecaaS Seeks Additional Input on Working Group Proposal

Published: 06/21/2011

**June 21, 2011 ** – Thank you to those who have contributed to the "Categories of Service" section of our working group proposal. We are still seeking input to all categories. For those who have recently expressed interest in getting involved, send me an email at [email protected]

 

Telecom Working Group Charter Finalized

Published: 06/21/2011

**June 21, 2011 ** – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) would like to announce that a finalized Telecom Working Group (TWG) Charter is available to download on the Telecom Working Group page. The working group's web page has also been updated to include current leadership and contributing members....

 

SecaaS Seeks Input on Working Group Proposal

Published: 06/07/2011

June 6, 2011– The Cloud Security Alliance is now soliciting input for the Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group’s “Categories of Service” section of their working group proposal. One of the group’s objectives is to define categories of cloud security services (and to what degree they mitig...

 

Updated Telecom Working Group Charter Available for Review

Published: 05/26/2011

May 26, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance would like to announce that a draft of the updated Telecom Working Group (TWG) Charter is now available for review. The new charter re-defines the scope of the TWG to allow more differentiation and synergy with the Security as a Service (SecaaS – Work Gr...

 

Call for volunteers to upgrade the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix to v1.2

Published: 05/23/2011

In less than one month we will begin creating the next version of the CSA Controls Matrix. Our goals are to (1) include more granular controls for IaaS, and (2) create more mappings between the matrix and other compliance frameworks, such as NERC CIP. We need smart, motivated volunteers and team...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Launches New Greater China Regional Coordinating Body

Published: 05/20/2011

Beijing, China –China Cloud Computing General Conference– May 20, 2011 – Today at the China Cloud Computing General Conference, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the formation of a new Greater China Regional Coordinating Body, to facilitate the growing interest in best practices for clo...

 

Pamela Jones Harbour Joins Cloud Security Alliance as Co-Chair of Legal Working Group

Published: 05/16/2011

Former Federal Trade Commissioner Brings Significant Experience to Mission of Bridging the Gap Between Cloud Technology and the Law New York, NY – May 16, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced that former Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour has signed on as a co-chair of...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Key Initiative in Development of Cloud Security Standards in Partnership with ISO/IEC

Published: 04/21/2011

CSA Establishes Category C Liaison Relationship with ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 London, ENGLAND – #CSASummit at #InfosecUK– April 20, 2011 – At the CSA Summit at Infosecurity Europe, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced that it will have a key role in the development of cloud security and priva...

 

Cloud Security Alliance unveils 2011 initiatives at CSA Summit at RSA

Published: 02/15/2011

Building on Two Years of Tremendous Work, CSA Continues to Lead Industry-Wide Efforts to Educate on Best Practices for Secure Cloud Computing San Francisco, Calif. – CSASummit at RSA – February 15, 2011 – At the CSA Summit at RSA yesterday, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) unveiled its 2011...

 

Cloud Security Alliance welcomes White House CIO Vivek Kundra as special guest keynote for CSA Summit at RSA

Published: 02/07/2011

Kundra to Unveil Vision for Federal Cloud Strategy at Highly Anticipated Event San Francisco, Calif. – CSASummit at RSA – February 7, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the addition of Vivek Kundra, US Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the White House, as a keynote speak...

 

Cloud Security Alliance launches Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) 1.1

Published: 12/17/2010

Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) community of mapping experts with years of relevant mapping and integration experience provides QA and validation of CSA CCM 1.1 prior to launch. Orlando, FL – December 17, 2010 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced t...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Unveils Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) Stack

Published: 11/17/2010

GRC Stack Provides Toolkit for Key Stakeholders to Implement and Assess Security of Cloud Environments Orlando, FL – CSA Congress – November 17, 2010 ** – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the availability of the CSA Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) Stack, a s...

 

Cloud Security Alliance announces that CloudAudit has become an official project of the CSA

Published: 10/27/2010

CloudAudit to Enable Automation and Integration of CSA Research into Technology Solutions San Francisco, CA – October 27, 2010 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that CloudAudit has become an official project of the CSA, with the joint mission of promoting the use of best pr...

 

Cloud Security Alliance announces availability of Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire

Published: 10/12/2010

London, UK – October 12, 2010 (RSA Europe Conference) – The Cloud Security Alliance today has announced the release of version 1.0 of the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire. The questionnaire can be downloaded at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org/cai. The Consensus Assessments Initiative ...

 

Cloud Security Alliance announces strategic partnership with HISPI

Published: 09/21/2010

Strategic Partnership: HISPI & CSA LITHONIA, GA — September 21, 2010 – The Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI), the worldwide visionary in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) thought leadership, today announced today a strategic partnership with the Cloud Se...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Seeks Community Input for Top Threats Report

Published: 09/09/2010

Version 2.0 slated for release in late 2010 San Francisco, CA – September 9, 2010 – The Cloud Security Alliance is now soliciting input for Version 2.0 of its "Top Threats to Cloud Computing Report." This pending revision is the first to Version 1.0, which was published and announced earlier t...