Cloud Security Alliance Silicon Valley Chapter to Hold 2nd Annual Innovation Conference

Industry Experts to Lead Proactive and Deliberate Debates on Cloud Technology

San Francisco, CA – June 27, 2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Silicon Valley Chapter today announced new speaker and conference details for its upcoming Innovation Conference 2013 to be held on July 18, 2013 at 5201 Great America Parkway in Santa Clara, CA. In its second year, this annual conference is designed to deliberately create provocative and disruptive debates on cloud technology among industry experts, solution providers and end-users. The conference will open with the keynote "The Onward Maturity of Cloud Security" presented by Justin Somaini, Vice President & Chief Trust Officer, Box. The one-day event will also feature a power panel on "The Intersection of Innovation & Regulation – Does Regulation Hinder or Drive Innovation?" moderated by Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the CSA. “Cloud computing is constantly evolving, changing and challenging us all. Innovation in cloud security is the key to building the trust, reducing the risk and accelerating the adoption curve,” said Srinivas Jaini, founder and executive director of the Silicon Valley chapter of CSA. “This will be an engaging and forward-thinking discussion on cloud security, and we look forward to bringing together innovators with end-users, investors, and thought leaders in the space at this unique event.” This year’s event will also include a keynote presentation by Carson Sweet, Co-founder and CEO of CloudPassage on "Real-World Cloud Infrastructure Use Cases - Risks and Rewards" along with track discussions around standards-based secure single sign-on, physical security threats in the cloud, how to adopt cloud security innovation and cloud gap use cases and solutions. The conference will run from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For full agenda details visit: In the spirit of the CSA Silicon Valley Chapter’s mission to foster education and transparency of emerging and innovative technologies supporting best in class solutions for Cloud Security, the second annual Innovation Conference is designed to bring together IT architects, senior executives, start-ups, and industry leaders to discuss current challenges, best practices, breakthroughs and trends in cloud computing and security. To register for this event visit Click to Tweet: @CSA Silicon Valley Chapter Annual Innovation Conf. to feature proactive and deliberate debates on cloud technology About the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, visit us at, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa. Media Contact Kari Walker for the CSA [email protected] 703.928.9996 @KariWalkerVA

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