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Cloud Security Alliance Announces Temporary Price Reduction in Online Educational Programs

Published: 03/09/2020

Effective immediately, Cloud Security Alliance is instituting a $100 USD price reduction on each of its online education courses available through the CSA Knowledge Center. This price reduction will be in effect through April 30, 2020. Given the current situation with the COVID-19 Coronavirus di...

RSA Conference 2020: Focusing on Human-Centric Security

Published: 03/06/2020

By Salah Nassar, VP of Marketing at CipherCloudWithout a doubt, the top focus at the RSA Conference 2020 was human/people-centric security. This year’s conference messaging focused on the Human Element – which makes perfect sense. We are in a time of cloud mobile digital transformation, in which ...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 2

Published: 03/03/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSARead part two of the CSA Summit at RSA recap. In this post we’ll be exploring the big ideas and takeaways from the afternoon sessions. Several main questions and ideas our afternoon speakers addressed were:How are enterprises supposed to prepare for i...

CSA Summit at RSA 2020 - Recap Part 1

Published: 03/02/2020

By Frank Guanco, Research Program Manager, CSACSA was excited to welcome a diverse group of speakers to discuss cloud security and privacy during this year’s CSA Summit at RSA Conference 2020. We heard from Glenn Gerstell, Alex Stamos, Phil Venables, Dan Geer and many others. Our speakers address...

​Get a grip on data in Box and beyond - for compliance sake.

Published: 02/27/2020

By: Salah Nassar, Vice President of Marketing, CipherCloudHow it all startedWe all love Box. Box makes cloud collaboration better and is a key business consideration for organizations to begin their journey into cloud adoption on the ever-expanding digital transformation initiatives. In fact, man...

How CSA is Working to Address Privacy

Published: 02/25/2020

By John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, CSAThe European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published an infographic on compliance and enforcement of the GDPR from May 2018 to January 2019. It shows that 95,180 complaints have been made to EU national data protection authorities by individuals ...

The Knowledge Gap, Risk of the Unknown & the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge

Published: 02/24/2020

By Daniele Catteddu, Chief Technology Officer, CSAI have a business admin academic background and so I have always approached cybersecurity risk management using those lenses. The more I have looked at the issues in cybersecurity, the more I am convinced that if you want to manage your risk, you ...

Using Open Policy Agent (OPA) to Develop Policy as Code for Cloud Infrastructure

Published: 02/21/2020

By Becki Lee, Senior Technical writer at Fugue, Inc Originally published as: Interactively Debugging the Rego Policy Language with Frego Policy as code is an effective way to uniformly define, maintain, and enforce security and compliance standards in the cloud. Treating policy like code means ...

Proposed Principles for Artificial Intelligence Published by the White House

Published: 02/19/2020

By Francoise Gilbert, Data & Privacy Expert, DataMinding.comThis blog originally appeared on Francoise Gilbert's blog here, read more updates around privacy by going to here website DataMinding.com.A draft memorandum outlining a proposed Guidance on Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Appli...

Cloud Security Challenges in 2020

Published: 02/18/2020

By Ashwin Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Accedere Inc.The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266.4 billion, up from $227.8 billion in 2019 according to Gartner. As the cloud continues to be more and more heavily adopted, it’s important to be awa...

Using SOC Reports for Cloud Security and Privacy

Published: 02/10/2020

By Ashwin Chaudhary, Chief Executive Officer, Accedere Inc Data security and privacy are increasingly challenging in today’s cloud-based environments. Many organizations are storing a significant amount of data in distributed and hybrid cloud and even unmanaged environments, increasing challenge...

CCPA – Introduction, Applicability and Recommendations

Published: 02/06/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager at Cipher Cloud.What is the CCPA and what is its applicability to businesses?The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is a broadly applicable and wide-ranging privacy law that will come into effect on January 1, 2020. The CCPA applies to any business that...

Securing data and maintaining compliance in ServiceNow

Published: 01/27/2020

By Neeraj Nayak, Senior Manager, CipherCloud2019 was one of the worst and shocking years in cybersecurity. Worst because of the scale of data exposure - 5183 breaches, exposing 7.9 billion records in just the first nine months of 2019 [1]. Shocking because of the post-mortem reports - most of the...

Can you arrest a decentralized autonomous organization that lives in outer space?

Published: 01/23/2020

By Kurt Seifried, Chief Blockchain Officer, CSAOne aspect of the modern world is that lawbreaking has gotten more and more ambiguous. If I ship a pile of electronic scooters to some random city and pay contractors to drop them off around the city, have I just committed some bizarre act of litteri...

​Prevent security misconfigurations in a multi-cloud environment

Published: 01/20/2020

By the CipherCloud TeamIn November 2019, we witnessed one of the biggest data breaches to date. Personal information of 1.2 billion users got exposed, including phone numbers, email addresses and profiles of hundreds of millions of people that include home and cell phone numbers, associated socia...

2020 Predictions: Hear Me Now and Believe Me Later

Published: 01/17/2020

By Jim Reavis, Co-Founder and CEO of CSAI am typing up my prediction blog using an invisible ink font, to reduce my embarrassment when 2021 rolls by. I know prediction articles can be a dime a dozen and prognosticators pick both easy and vague items to appear smarter than they are. I am all about...

Behind the Scenes of the IoT Working Group with Mark Yanalitis

Published: 01/15/2020

By CSA Staff and Mark Yanalitis Here at CSA, our working groups are the core of what we do. From researching best practices, to tackling challenges on the horizon, they bring together security professionals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to collaborate on research that will benefit the ...

​Five Predictions to Impact Enterprise Network Security in 2020

Published: 01/10/2020

By Etay Bogner, VP, Zero-Trust Products, ProofpointAccelerating developments in security are playing a significant role in the evolution of enterprise networking. For years, the industry has relied on a hardware-centric, trust-based model that has become increasingly inflexible and insecure. Empl...

​We Need More Women Mentors For a More Complete Cybersecurity Workforce

Published: 01/07/2020

By Sivan Tehila, Director of Solution Architecture at Perimeter 81It seems like everyone wants to get into the field of cybersecurity. However, this isn’t the case for women. The cybersecurity industry needs to rethink how to attract more women into the talent pool to bring more order into the ge...

Enterprise Architecture Cloud Delivery Model - CCM Mapping

Published: 01/06/2020

The Enterprise Architecture working group has been developing a Cloud Service Delivery Model mapping which aims to give businesses who are building out their cloud program an inside look into roles and responsibilities when it comes to IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS and specific areas within each.This phas...

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