Cloud Security Alliance Announces Federal Summit 2018 Speaker Line-up

Presentations to focus on how agencies can shift to a secure cloud 
for mission critical systems

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 secure cloud computing environment, is pleased to announce the speaker line-up for the CSA Federal Summit (Washington, D.C., May 15). Now in its fifth year, this informative one-day symposium will feature a world-class program of speakers and panelists, offering their perspective and insight on such issues as the Federal cloud computing strategy, civilian and defense agency cloud security standards, and real-world implementation experience with state-of-the-art cloud security architectures.

“This year’s conference program features an impressive line-up of speakers who will each bring their unique blend of personal experience and insight regarding the best practices and challenges of moving critical systems into a secure cloud,” said Jim Reavis, CEO, Cloud Security Alliance. “It’s a must-attend event for anyone charged with cloud migration in the federal space.”

With a theme of Agencies Can Shift to a Secure Cloud for Mission Critical Systems, sessions will focus on two components of cloud security – deploying mission critical systems to the cloud, and new technologies that support deployment, including managing security certifications and compliance. Among the topics covered will be:

Attendees will learn which government programs are leading the pack in deploying mission-critical systems to the cloud, as well as which technologies, both proven and new, are critical to making cloud the dominant IT system. Among the sessions on the agenda are:

The CSA Federal Summit will take place on May 15 (9am to 5 pm) at the Marriott Metro Center (775 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC). The event is FREE for government employees (with valid form of government ID), $175 for non-government employees and $50 for students (please bring Student ID as proof).

Learn more or register here. Members of the media and analyst community interested in attending the event should contact Kari Walker at [email protected] for more information, to receive press credentials and to schedule interviews with CSA leadership and conference speakers.

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