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CSA Data Security Glossary
CSA Data Security Glossary
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All cybersecurity professionals

CSA Data Security Glossary

Release Date: 01/22/2024

This CSA Data Security Glossary identifies and defines 127 terms relevant to data security. Based on the CSA Cloud Security Glossary, NIST Glossary, and other public sources, this compilation of data security terms serves as a foundational reference for both cybersecurity professionals and future CSA Data Security Working Group publications.

Key terms defined include: application monitoring, authentication, authorization, big data, BCDR, CASB, data, data architecture, data breach, data discovery, data governance, data integrity, data life cycle management, data loss prevention, data provenance, data retention, data sovereignty, decryption, encryption, GDPR, metadata, password management, PII.


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Alex Kaluza
Alex Kaluza
Research Analyst, CSA

Alex Kaluza

Research Analyst, CSA

Michael Roza
Michael Roza
Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance Professional

Michael Roza

Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance Professional

Since 2012 Michael has contributed to over 100 CSA projects completed by CSA's Internet of Things, Zero Trust/Software-Defined Perimeter, Top Threats, Cloud Control Matrix, Containers/Microservices, DevSecOps, and other working groups. He has also served as co-chair of CSA's Enterprise Architecture, Top Threats, and Security-as-a-Service working groups while also serving as the Standards Liaison Officer for IoT, ICS, EA, SECaaS, and Cloud K...

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