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Health Information Management Working Group Kick-off Call

Press Release Published: 03/20/2012

Cloud Security Alliance is launching a kick-off call for the Health Information Management Working Group on March 22nd, 12:00pm PST (GMT-7), open to all individuals interested in addressing security in health information. We want to generate discussion around our charter and other areas of focus ...

New Speakers Announced for SecureCloud 2012 – managing security and privacy in the cloud

Press Release Published: 03/19/2012

CSA co-hosts the only European cloud security conference in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from May 9-10, 2012 Frankfurt, Germany – March 19, 2012 - SecureCloud 2012 is an opportunity for political and corporate decision-makers, users and providers to catch up on the latest in cloud security. High-l...

Secure Cloud – Myth or Reality?

Blog Published: 03/19/2012

Cloud Security is not a myth. It can be achieved. The biggest hindrance on debunking this myth is for enterprise businesses to begin thinking about the Cloud differently. It is not the equipment of co-location dedicated servers, or on-premises technology, as it is changeable, flexible and tran...

Seeing Through the Clouds: Gaining confidence when physical access to your data is removed

Blog Published: 03/12/2012

Cloud computing brings with it new opportunities, new frontiers, new challenges, and new chances for loss of intellectual property. From hosting simple web sites, to entire development environments, companies have been experimenting with cloud-based services for some time. Whether a company dec...

Lock Box: Where Should You Store Cloud Encryption Keys

Blog Published: 03/12/2012

Whether driven by regulatory compliance or corporate mandates, sensitive data in the cloud needs protection along with access control. This usually involves encrypting data in transit as well as data at rest in some way, shape or form, and then managing the encryption keys to access the data. The...

Big Science Teams up with Big Business to Kick-Start European Cloud Computing

Press Release Published: 03/07/2012

Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers and three of Europe’s biggest research centres (CERN1, EMBL2 and ESA3) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform. "Helix Nebula - the Science Cloud", will support the massive IT requirements of European s...

CSA Announces Asia Pacific Expansion Initiative; Announces Partnership with Trend Micro as Founding Sponsor

Press Release Published: 02/27/2012

In Recognition of Trend Micro’s Cloud Security Leadership, CEO Eva Chen Receives the First Cloud Security Alliance Industry Leadership Award. San Francisco/CSA Summit at RSA – February 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global clou...

CSA Launches Mobile and Innovation Initiatives at RSA

Press Release Published: 02/27/2012

San Francisco, CA – RSA Conference – Feb 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced two significant new initiatives for 2012, addressing growing areas of need in cloud security – mobile computing and innovation. CSA’s initiatives in these areas will focus on accelerating deliver...

Deprovisioning in the Cloud

Blog Published: 02/23/2012

Let's be honest: how many of you have tried logging in to one of your former employer’s accounts? Maybe you had a CRM solution and you wanted to get the name of that guy who suggested he had the next hot idea. You didn't set your out-of-office message with your new/personal contact information ...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces First European Instructor Training Course

Press Release Published: 02/17/2012

Milan, ITALY – Feb 16, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is pleased to announce that it will host its first Instructor training course in Europe, this April 2nd-4th at the CA Technologies facility in Milan, along with a CCSK Basic and Plus class. Conducted by Mike Rothman of Securosis, the...

Becky Swain of CSA Honored with the 2012 CloudNOW Top Ten Women in Cloud Award

Press Release Published: 02/14/2012

1st Annual CloudNOW Awards Recognize Swain for her Thought Leadership and Contributions to the Cloud Santa Clara, CA, - Feb 14, 2012– The Cloud Security Alliance is pleased to congratulate Becky Swain, a founding member of the CSA and Board member of the Silicon Valley Chapter, who has been hono...

Opportunity Knocks Once…

Blog Published: 02/10/2012

In 1983, I was a young electrical engineering student, when I took a job working for a small long distance company in Phoenix Arizona. For me, Opportunity had Knocked and I had just opened the door on an amazing future. In the world of communications, things were already changing and were about...

Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: The Benefits of Industry Collaboration to Cloud Computing Security

Press Release Published: 01/24/2012

At the CSA Congress in November, Tim Rains, Director of Trustworthy Computing for Microsoft, sat down with Jim Reavis, our executive director, to talk about the biggest challenges for cloud computing security, and what vendors and customers are doing to help with these challenges. Said Reavis,...

Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: The Benefits of Industry Collaboration to Cloud Computing Security

Blog Published: 01/19/2012

SUBJECT: Cloud Fundamentals - Video from CSA Congress with Jim Reavis, Executive Director of the CSA, and Tim Rains, Microsoft's Director of Trustworthy Computing At the CSA Congress in November, Tim Rains, Director of Trustworthy Computing for Microsoft, sat down with Jim Reavis, our executive...

Last Chance to Register for the Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference

Press Release Published: 01/11/2012

Don't miss your chance to register for the Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference Jan 26th in Santa Clara, CA. Standard registration ends Monday, January 23rd! https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/events/csa-innov... This inaugural Cloud Security Innovation Conference is shaping up to includ...

“On your mark … Get set … CLOUD!” (Part 2)

Blog Published: 01/06/2012

A Commentary and Essay by Ron KnodeMy last post introduced the notion that preparation for enterprise cloud processing is comparable to the commands, “On your mark” and “Get set,” that precede the beginning of a race. Until the “GO,” there’s no progress toward the finish line – the payoff. I outl...

“On your mark … Get set … CLOUD!” (Part 1)

Blog Published: 01/06/2012

A Commentary and Essay by Ron KnodeHave you ever been in a race? I ran a lot of races during my competitive track and field career at the U.S. Naval Academy and during the dozen years thereafter. Every one of them started with the commands “On your mark … Get set … GO!” Usually a starter’s pistol...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Telecom Working Group 2012

Press Release Published: 01/05/2012

Happy New Year! The Cloud Security Alliance's (CSA) Telecom Working Group is having it's 2012 Kickoff call on January 12th. We are inviting all motivated individuals who want to contribute to any of the six new research initiatives being introduced for the coming year: * How does the Telecom I...

Free Registration for CSA Summit, Feb 27 at RSA Conference

Press Release Published: 01/04/2012

Once again, we will have the 3rd CSA Summit at the RSA Conference, with thought provoking industry keynotes and major announcements. Our summit site will be online soon, but please register soon. All CSA Summit attendees must be registered as either an RSA conference delegate or with an RSA Expo ...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces an Expanded Educational Program

Press Release Published: 12/02/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance is pleased to announce the expansion of their educational program. Three new sections have been added, each specifically designed to address a need within the cloud security community. The first is a white paper section. This section of the library is intended to be a...

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