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08/26/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Big Data Working Group Releases ‘100 Best Practices in Big Data’ Report

New Effort to Help Organizations Reduce Security and Privacy Threats in Big Data The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), today announced the release of the new handbook from the CSA Big Data Working Group, outlining the 100 best practices in big data security. The Big Data Security and Privacy Handbo...

08/08/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Strong Line Up of Trainings and Working Group Sessions Scheduled for Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 Conference

Presented by CSA Congress and IAPP Privacy Academy, Event to Provide Forum for Professionals to Expand Education and Collaborative Work in IoT, Containerization, Privacy Audits, Threat Intelligence and Privacy Risk Analysis San Jose, CA – August 8, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the w...

07/28/2016

Research Brief: Cloud Security Alliance Mobile Working Group Releases Mobile Application Testing Initiative Report

New Effort to Help Organizations and Individuals Reduce Possible Risk Exposure and Security Threats in Using Mobile Applications Seattle, WA – July 28, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the release of a new whitepaper from the CSA Mobile Working Group on a new initiative t...

07/07/2016

Mobile Application Security Testing releases its white paper.

The Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST) Initiative is a research which aims to help organizations and individuals reduce the possible risk exposures and security threat in using mobile applications. MAST aims define a framework for secure mobile application development, achieving privacy a...

07/07/2016

NEW! Quantum Safe Security Awareness Survey

Quantum Safe Security Awareness Survey The goal of this survey is to collect information from security professionals on their awareness of quantum safe issues and the approaches that can be used to address them. The results of the survey will be disseminated by the CSA and will be available on t...

07/06/2016

Google’s Gerhard Eschelbeck to Keynote at Cloud Security Alliance Congress US at Privacy.Security.Risk Conference

Registration Now Open for the Industry’s Premier Gathering for Cloud Education and Best Practices San Jose, CA – July 6, 2016 – 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 computin...

06/27/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Issues New Paper on Understanding Quantum Random Number Generators

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the availability of a new research brief from the Quantum-Safe Security (QSS) Working Group titled Quantum Random Number Generators, a whitepaper that looks to detail the impact of randomness on security in an effort to develop the building blocks...

06/07/2016

Data Privacy and Digital Transformation Survey in English, Español, and Português

Prizes include: 10 CCSK Tokens, 100 $20 Amazon Gift Cards, and a Ring Video Doorbell. Data Privacy and Digital Transformation Cloud-based technologies are driving digital transformation, but new data privacy regulations are hampering adoption. We’d like to understand how you and your organizati...

06/01/2016

Open Peer Review: Application Containers and Microservices Charter

The CSA encourages its community to provide feedback in order to help identify any critical areas which may be missing in this document's focus as it regards to scope, deliverables/activities, and mission. The open review and comments period starts today and ends on Friday, July 1, 2016. We appre...

05/26/2016

Open Surveys: Mitigating Risk for Cloud Apps and IT Security in the Age of Cloud

We have two surveys open. If you have a few minutes and would like to win some cool prizes, consider taking our surveys. Mitigating Risk for Cloud Apps Time: 10-15 minutes Prizes: 10 CCSK tokens and a fun new prize will be added shortly Abstract: Current state of SaaS security - with several y...

05/26/2016

Open Peer Review - Big Data Security and Privacy Handbook: 100 Best Practices in Big Data Security and Privacy

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the Big Data working group's latest document, Big Data Security and Privacy Handbook: 100 Best Practices in Big Data Security and Privacy. This document lists out in detail the best practices that should be followed by ...

05/16/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Asia Pacific Hosts Its 5th Annual CSA APAC Summit

SINGAPORE – May 11, 2016 – 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 it hosted its 5th annual CSA APAC Summit in Singapore, beginning M...

04/28/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Announces World Class Speaker Line Up for Second Annual Federal Summit

Program to Feature Insights and Perspectives into the Federal Government Cloud Strategy and Use of Cloud Services along with Best Practices to Ensure Cloud Security in Regulatory Environments Washington, DC – April 28, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced a world-class line u...

04/25/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Speakers and Presentations for Upcoming SecureCloud 2016 Conference

Leaders from Intel, Microsoft, Forrester Research and NIST Among Presenters at Upcoming Premiere European Cloud Security Event DUBLIN, IRELAND – April 25, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), in collaboration with Fraunhofer FOKUS and ENISA, today announced the presentations and speaker lin...

04/22/2016

NEW! Mitigating Risk for Cloud Apps Survey.

Time: 15 minutes Prizes: 10 CCSK Tokens Closing Date: May 23rd Participate Now Abstract: Current state of SaaS security - with several years of cloud adoption in many organizations, approaches to security have been evolving rapidly. The purpose of this survey is to look at the specific concern...

04/21/2016

Cloud Security Alliance to Offer CCSK ‘Train the Trainer’ Course in Milan

Three-day course to be held in conjunction with Cloud Security Summit 2016 The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is pleased to announce that it will host its CCSK Train the Trainer course in Milan (May 17 and 18-19) at the ITWAY Academy as part of the Cloud Security Summit 2016. Conducted by recogni...

04/20/2016

Open Peer Review: Cloud Data Center Security Working Group Charter

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on a proposed Cloud Data Center Security Working Group Charter. The focus of the Cloud Data Center Security working group is to develop and maintain a research portfolio providing capabilities to assist the cloud provider ...

04/20/2016

CloudBytes Webinars in May

We have several interesting webinars coming up in May! Meeting international requirements and leveraging CSA STAR for supply chain management John DiMaria of BSI May 4th--10am PST https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/10415/197749 Improve CX, Productivity, Revenues and Security with Identity Coher...

04/13/2016

Open Survey: Defeating Insider Threats

We have a new survey entitled "Defeating the Insider Threat and Shoring up the Data Security Lifecycle" Participate now Time: 10-15 minutes Prizes: 5 CCSK Tokens Goal of the Survey: Everything we know about defeating the insider threat seems not to be solving the problem. In fact, evidence fr...

03/31/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Results of Software-Defined Perimeter Hackathon

CSA, The World’s Leading Cloud Organization Collaborated with Verizon and Vidder To Validate Security and Feasibility of High Availability Public Cloud Architecture at Fourth Annual CSA Hackathon at the RSA Conference 2016 SEATTLE, WA – March 31, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), today r...