Press Releases

Press Releases

Open Peer Review: The Treacherous 12 - Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016

Published: 01/23/2016

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the Top Threats Working Group's survey report, The Treacherous 12 - Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016. The survey report shares findings and analysis from the Top Threats Working Group's survey from late 2015. The rev...

 

Open Peer Review: CCM v3.0.1 with ISO 27002/27017/27018 Candidate Mapping

Published: 01/23/2016

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the update to the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) v3.0.1. The update includes the ISO 27002/27017/27018 candidate mapping. In addition, there were minor updates that included spelling, style, and punctuation. This is your ...

 

CSA Survey: 64.9% of IT Trusts the Cloud as Much or More than On-Premises Solutions

Published: 01/13/2016

Sponsored by Skyhigh Networks, New Report Highlights Shift in Strategy Around Cloud Adoption and Security Seattle, WA – January 13, 2015 – Cloud Adoption does not have to mean opening up your organization to increased security risks and threats if the right policies are in place. That’s what the...

 

Upcoming CloudBytes for January and February 2016

Published: 01/13/2016

Emerging Approaches in a Cloud Connected Enterprise: Containers and Microservices Presenter: Anil Karmel, Co-Founder and CEO of C2 Labs Date: Jan 28–10:30am PT (6:30 GMT) Containers such as Docker and CoreOS Rkt deliver incredible capabilities to developers and operators and are powering the De...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2016 Set to Kick Off RSA Conference with “Cloudifying Information Security”

Published: 01/11/2016

Star of ABC's Shark Tank and Former Commissioner of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Serve as Featured Keynote Speakers at Annual Event San Francisco, CA – January 11, 2016 (RSA Conference 2016) - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced its preliminary agenda for CSA Summit 2...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Formation of Australia and New Zealand Regional Coordinating Body

Published: 01/08/2016

New Body to Serve Growing Demand for Cloud Security Interest and Best Practices through Access to More Regional Activities SINGAPORE – January 8, 2016 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensur...

 

CSA APAC and NCDRC sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Published: 12/16/2015

The Cloud Security Alliance APAC and National Cyber Defense Research Centre (NCDRC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on December 12, 2015. BANGALORE – December 16, 2015 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awarene...

 

RSVP to exciting CloudBytes Webinars in January

Published: 12/15/2015

CloudBytes webinar series is dedicated to educating the public on all things related to the cloud and next generation IT. We have two exciting webinars coming up: Making Trusted Decisions to Use the Cloud: A New Model to Succeed Presenter: Jeffrey Ritter, External Lecturer, University of Oxfor...

 

CSA’s Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) Releases Minor Update to Version 3.0.1

Published: 12/11/2015

CSA’s Cloud Control Matrix (CCM) Working Group has released a series of minor updates and corrections to version 3.0.1 of its CCM. These minor updates/corrections were based on feedback from our CCM user community. A tab was created in the spreadsheet titled “CCM Change Log” to capture the detai...

 

CSA Releases CloudTrust Protocol Prototype Source Code

Published: 12/10/2015

Thanks to the support of our peer reviewers and contributors (including the EU projects SPECS, A4Cloud and CUMULUS), CSA is pleased to announce the release of an open-source prototype implementation of the CTP API. The Cloud Trust Protocol (CTP) is designed to be a mechanism by which cloud servi...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Adds Chinese Universities to the APAC Education Council

Published: 12/02/2015

SINGAPORE – December 2, 2015 - 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 the launch of the new CSA Asia- Pacific (APAC) Education Council in...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Mobile Application Security Testing Initiative

Published: 12/02/2015

White Paper Ready for Peer Review SINGAPORE – December 2, 2015 - 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 Mobile Application Secu...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Successfully hosts Cross-Straits Working Level Meeting on Cybersecurity Following Xi-Ma Meeting in Singapore

Published: 12/01/2015

SINGAPORE – December 1, 2015 - On November 7, 2015, Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and Mr Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China (ROC/Chinese Taipei), met in Singapore. The Xi-Ma meeting held in Singapore has been one of the most significant events for...

 

Securing Smart Cities Issues Guidelines for Smart City Technology Adoption

Published: 11/18/2015

Securing Smart Cities, the not-for-profit global initiative addressing the cyber security challenges of smart cities, today released guidelines jointly developed by Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for the adoption of smart city technology. The guide provides organizati...

 

Cloud Security Alliance Summit Los Angeles 2015 To Feature Top Experts from Entertainment and Enterprise on Lessons Learned in Cloud Security

Published: 11/17/2015

Speakers from The Honest Company, PwC, University of Oxford, Microsoft, Google, SpaceX and Evident.io to Be Featured at the Upcoming Inaugural Event Los Angeles, CA – November 17, 2015 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awarene...

 

Upcoming Webinars on Safe Harbor and CASB Capabilities

Published: 11/10/2015

CloudBytes webinar series is dedicated to educating the public on all things related to the cloud and next generation IT. We have two exciting webinars coming up: Can I Still Use the Cloud? Now that Safe Harbor is Dead Presented by Nigel Hawthorn of Skyhigh Nov 24th--6:00am PT (2:00pm GMT) The...

 

Keep your Data and Applications Safe from CSA Top Threats

Published: 11/04/2015

The cloud presents all kinds of opportunities for today’s enterprise, from anywhere access to anything-as-a-service. Cloud computing imposes significant security risks on the corporation, network, IT and the day to day activities of the business. How do they maintain compliance, control and owner...

 

CSA Guidance V.4: Domain 1 now available for review and comments

Published: 11/04/2015

The Cloud Security Alliance's Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing seeks to establish a stable, secure baseline for cloud operations. It acts as a practical, actionable roadmap to individuals looking to safely and securely adopt the cloud paradigm. Since it's last rev...

 

Consumer IoT Security Impacts

Published: 10/27/2015

Within the CSA Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group, we are researching various topics related to securing IoT implementations within an enterprise. One of the more interesting aspects to consider on this subject is the role that consumer IoT devices play in regards to enterprise security. Rea...

 

CSA releases the Cloud Trust Protocol data model and API

Published: 10/15/2015

Creating tools to support Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) transparency and assurance Thanks to the support of our peer reviewers and contributors (including the EU projects SPECS, A4Cloud and CUMULUS), we are pleased to announce the release of the CSA Cloud Trust Protocol (CTP) data model and API...