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Runtime is the Way

Blog Published: 04/04/2024

Originally published by Sysdig. Written by James Berthoty. The cloud security market has been totally bizarre ever since it started. Why are we being given a python script to count our workloads? How do we handle sending alerts like “new unencrypted database” to a SOC? What’s the difference betwe...

Detecting Compromised Accounts in Microsoft 365

Blog Published: 04/04/2024

Originally published by InsiderSecurity.IntroductionIn today's digital age, cybersecurity is of paramount importance, with organizations facing an ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats and attacks. InsiderLab (our dedicated team of cybersecurity experts) conducts in-depth research and analysis...

CSA Community Spotlight: Establishing Cloud Security Standards with Dr. Ricci Ieong

Blog Published: 04/03/2024

CSA began establishing standards for cloud security assurance and compliance back in 2009, when the company was officially incorporated and we released the first version of our cloud security best practices. The following year, we developed the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), and in 2012, the CSA Se...

More Than Half of Organizations Plan to Adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions in Coming Year, According to Report from Cloud Security Alliance and Google Cloud

Press Release Published: 04/03/2024

Significant Generative AI (GenAI) adoption expected in 2024, driven by C-suite prioritizationSEATTLE – April 3, 2024 – A new survey from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure ...

Designed to Deceive: 6 Common Look-alike Domain Tactics

Blog Published: 04/03/2024

Originally published by Abnormal Security.Written by Mick Leach.With threat actors lurking around every digital corner, it can sometimes make scrolling through an inbox feel like traversing a minefield. Employing various strategies to deceive their targets, attackers count on end-user oversight t...

Key Findings from the 2024 State of Application Security Report

Blog Published: 04/03/2024

Originally published by CrowdStrike. As organizations shift their applications and operations to the cloud and increasingly drive revenues through software, cloud-native applications and APIs have emerged among the greatest areas of modern security risk. According to publicly available data, eigh...

Privacy Isn't Just About Data: It's About Dignity

Blog Published: 04/02/2024

Written by Dr. Chantal Spleiss, CSA AI Governance and Compliance Working Group Co-Chair.The consequences of a privacy breach extend far beyond data loss, potentially triggering deep feelings of shame. Less than 15% of countries do not have or are drafting a privacy law emphasizing the huge import...

How We Can Help Corporate Boards with Cybersecurity

Blog Published: 04/02/2024

Originally published by RegScale. Recently the Wall Street Journal featured an article titled Why Corporate Boards Need More Cybersecurity Experience, and it got me thinking about what we can do to help them; we can do a lot. What’s the situation you ask? According to the WSJ, “Directors currentl...

Cloud Security Alliance Artificial Intelligence (AI) Webinar Series Will Address Pivotal Cloud Computing Topics in Leadup to AI Summit at RSA

Press Release Published: 04/02/2024

Thought-leadership webinars to provide key insights on elevating organizations’ cybersecurity postureSEATTLE – April 2, 2024 – Throughout the month of April, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to ...

“Toxic Combinations” are Inadequate: A Case Study

Blog Published: 04/02/2024

Originally published by Skyhawk Security.Written by Chen Burshan, CEO, Skyhawk Security.Posture management has turned into an exercise in prioritization, but this hasn’t made us safer.If a Tree Falls in the Forest…We all know the adage, “If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is there to hear i...

UN AI Resolution, EU AI Act, and Cloud Security Alliance's Recent Efforts: White Paper on AI Organizational Responsibility for Core Security

Blog Published: 04/01/2024

Updated 5/8/24.In a world where artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming an integral part of our lives, ensuring its secure and responsible development and deployment is more critical than ever. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has taken a significant step forward in this direction with ...

10 Essential Identity and Access Management (IAM) Terms

Blog Published: 03/30/2024

Identity and access management is kind of a big deal. People are working from anywhere and everywhere on all kinds of devices, so it's essential to know who's who in the digital world and to confirm that our digital communications are secure. If you’re just starting out on your IAM journey, don’t...

The Elephant in the Cloud

Blog Published: 03/29/2024

Originally published by Pentera.Written by Aviv Cohen.As much as we love the cloud, we fear it as well.We love it because cloud computing services of Amazon, Azure, and Google have transformed operational efficiency and costs, saving us money, time, and alleviating much of the IT burden. We also ...

Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity: What to Know Right Now

Blog Published: 03/29/2024

Originally published by Schellman.Similar to the way the launch of the first satellite, Sputnik, both introduced a new technology era—the space race—and raised some alarm, the ongoing adoption of generative artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to permeate industries worldwide, prompting ques...

Security Compliance for Cloud Services

Blog Published: 03/29/2024

Written by Ashwin Chaudhary, CEO, Accedere. Cloud computing is a model for enabling on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management eff...

Beyond the Black Box: How XAI is Building Confidence

Blog Published: 03/28/2024

Written by Dr. Chantal Spleiss, Co-Chair for the CSA AI Governance & Compliance Working Group.While "AI" has become a broadly used word, there are key distinctions within AI to keep in mind. Narrow AI systems excel at specific tasks, like playing chess or recognizing objects in images. Genera...

How to Secure Business-Critical Applications

Blog Published: 03/28/2024

Originally published by CrowdStrike. As organizations move more of their business-critical applications to the cloud, adversaries are shifting their tactics accordingly. And within the cloud, it’s clear that cybercriminals are setting their sights on software applications: In fact, industry data ...

6 Surprising Findings from the CSA State of Security Remediation Report

Blog Published: 03/28/2024

Originally published by Dazz.Written by Julie O’Brien, CMO, Dazz.As more companies shift left and embrace hybrid cloud operations, the need for security visibility across the entire code-to-cloud environment is critical for staying on top of vulnerabilities and reducing exposure.The CSA State of ...

For Game-Changing Cloud Workload Protection, Focus on Quality Over Quantity

Blog Published: 03/27/2024

Written by Tenable Cloud Security. The infamous Log4J software vulnerability shook the software industry in 2021 by catching much of the IT security community unprepared. Log4J is used in nearly every modern application, so the flaw impacted enterprise cloud services globally. What is the preferr...

The 2023 State of SaaS Security Report

Blog Published: 03/27/2024

Originally published by Valence. Written by Adrian Sanabria. There’s something I love about putting together a big annual security report. The combination of data insights and industry trends is an opportunity to present a snapshot of the big picture. There’s the luxury of time we don’t have with...

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