CSA Congress at PSR 2015 Recap Roundup

CSA Congress at PSR 2015 Recap Roundup

Blog Article Published: 10/07/2015

By Frank Guanco, Research Project Manager, CSA Global Last week, the CSA Congress and IAPP Privacy Academy teamed up in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Privacy.Security.Risk. (PSR) conference. This was the second privacy and security conference that the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) co-hosted and the conference was a successful event with cloud security and privacy professionals learning about best practices, the current state of affairs in their respective fields, and cross-training and learning new disciplines. During CSA Congress at PSR, there were a number of releases, events, awards, speakers, and sessions that ran the gamut of the CSA's Research Portfolio. Below are links that recap some of the activity during CSA Congress 2015 at PSR. Ron Knode Award Winners 2015 Each year at Congress, the CSA recognizes a few of our members around the globe for their excellence in volunteerism and leadership. Named in honor of Ron Knode, a member of the CSA family who passed away in 2012, these awards are a means toward recognizing members whose contributions have been invaluable. Learn more about the winners of the 2015 Ron Knode Service Awards. Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Guidance for Identity and Access Management for the Internet of Things The CSA's Internet of Things (IoT) Working Group released a new summary guidance report titled Identity and Access Management for the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been experiencing massive growth in both consumer and business environments. In response to this emerging market and the particular security requirements of these connected devices, the CSA established the IoT Working Group to focus on providing relevant guidance to its stakeholders who are implementing IoT solutions. Get more information on the report. Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Document on Post-Quantum Cryptography The CSA's Quantum-Safe Security working group released their latest document, “What is Post-Quantum Cryptography,” a report that takes a closer look at post-quantum cryptography and what institutions need to know and need to do in order to protect themselves against quantum computers. Read more on the report. Cloud Security Alliance Research Working Group Sessions When CSA's big events happen in North America, like CSA Summit at RSA and CSA Congress at PSR, the CSA's Research team hosts working group sessions for the various projects, groups, and initiatives that comprise the research portfolio. This year, the following working groups and initiatives gave their updates: Virtualization, Service Level Agreement, International Standards Council, Top Threats, Cloud Controls Matrix, Cloud Cyber Incident Sharing Center, Internet of Things, and the Open Certification Framework. See presentations from CSA Congress at PSR 2015. Thanks to all that attended CSA Congress at PSR in Las Vegas. It was a successful event and we look forward to seeing everyone at Privacy.Security.Risk 2016 as it returns to San Jose, California from 9/15-16, 2016. Save the date!

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