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CSA Data Security Glossary
CSA Data Security Glossary
Who it's for:
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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Michael Roza
Michael Roza
Head of Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance

Michael Roza

Head of Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance

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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