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02/15/2011

Cloud Security Alliance unveils 2011 initiatives at CSA Summit at RSA

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...

02/07/2011

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

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...

12/17/2010

Cloud Security Alliance launches Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) 1.1

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...

11/17/2010

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

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...

10/27/2010

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

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...

10/12/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces availability of Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire

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 ...

09/21/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces strategic partnership with HISPI

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...

09/09/2010

Cloud Security Alliance Seeks Community Input for Top Threats Report

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...

09/01/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces availability of Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

Cloud Security Alliance’s User Certification Now Available Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Aimed at Promoting Secure Cloud Computing for All San Francisco, CA – September 1, 2010 – The Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is now open for testi...

07/28/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces the world's first user certification for cloud security

Cloud Security Alliance Sets Industry Standard with New User Certification Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Aimed at Promoting Secure Cloud Computing for All Las Vegas, NV – July 28, 2010 - The Cloud Security Alliance today unveiled the industry’s first user certification program ...

05/24/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces appointment of general counsel Francoise Gilbert

Noted Attorney and Author Francoise Gilbert to Manage Cloud Security Alliance's Legal Affairs Palo Alto, California – May 24, 2010 – The Cloud Security Alliance today has announced that Francoise Gilbert, founder and managing director of the IT Law Group, has accepted the appointment as General ...

04/27/2010

Cloud Controls Matrix is Released

Controls framework aligned with CSA guidance, assists both cloud providers and customers in assessing security risks London, UK – April 27, 2010 (Infosecurity Europe Conference) – The Cloud Security Alliance today has announced the availability of version 1.0 of the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix...

04/27/2010

Trusted Cloud Research Advisory and New Whitepaper

TCI Working Groups Announced, Domain 12 Identity Management Research Released London, UK – April 27, 2010 (Infosecurity Europe Conference) – The Cloud Security Alliance today has announced the completion of important milestones in its Trusted Cloud Initiative, previously announced by CSA and...

04/27/2010

Cloud Security Alliance announces collaboration with HITRUST

CSA launches Cloud Controls Matrix Tool, incorporating HITRUST Common Security Framework London, UK – April 27, 2010 (Infosecurity Europe Conference) and Frisco, TX – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced a joint collaboration focused o...

03/01/2010

Cloud Security Alliance Takes Major Steps to Secure the Cloud at RSA Conference 2010

Announcements of new initiatives and release of latest research at Cloud Security Alliance Summit highlight CSA’s mission to build a secure cloud computing ecosystem San Francisco, CA – March 1, 2010 (RSA Conference) – The Cloud Security Alliance today is making several significant announcem...

03/01/2010

Cloud Security Alliance and HP Identify Top Cloud Security Threats in New Research Report

San Francisco, CA – March 1, 2010 (RSA Conference) – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced new research findings that detail the potential threats surrounding the use of cloud services. The research, commissioned by HP, was designed to help companies understand curr...

03/01/2010

Cloud Security Alliance and Novell deliver first vendor-neutral Trusted Security Certification program to spur mainstream cloud adoption

Industry Experts launch Trusted Cloud Initiative to Develop Identity Management Reference Model, Education and Certification Criteria for Cloud Providers San Francisco, CA, March 1, 2010 – Novell and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), today announced a vendor-neutral initiative to deliver the in...

03/01/2010

Survey by IEEE and Cloud Security Alliance Details Importance and Urgency of Cloud Computing Security Standards

Enterprises eager to adopt cloud computing, but regulatory requirements demand security standards compliance San Francisco, CA – March 1, 2010 (RSA Conference) – IEEE, the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology, and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for...

12/17/2009

Cloud Security Alliance Issues Version Two of Guidance Identifying Key Practices for Secure Adoption of Cloud Computing

San Francisco, CA, Dec 17, 2009 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today issued the second version of its “Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing”, now available on the Cloud Security Alliance website. The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission ...

12/01/2009

DMTF Announces Partnership with Cloud Security Alliance

Leading Industry Organizations Team Up to Coordinate Best Practices for Cloud Security Las Vegas, Nev. – December 1, 2009 – Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promoti...