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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 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...

CSA STAR – The Answer to Less Complexity, Higher Level of Compliance, Data Governance, Reduced Risk and More Cost-Effective Management of Your Security and Privacy System

Published: 03/28/2019

By John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, Cloud Security AllianceWe just launched a major refresh of the CSA STAR (Security, Trust and Assurance Risk) program, and if you were at the CSA Summit at RSA, you got preview of what’s in store. So let me put things in a bit more context regarding...

CCSK in the Wild: Survey of 2018 Certificate Holders

Published: 10/09/2018

Even as more organizations migrate to the cloud, there’s still a concern as to how well those cloud services are being secured. According to an article by Forbes “66% of IT professionals say security is their greatest concern in adopting a cloud computing strategy.” As you embark on your quest ...

Cybersecurity Certifications That Make a Difference

Published: 06/14/2018

By Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal, Guide Holdings, LLC The security industry is understaffed. By a lot. Previous estimates by the Ponemon Institute suggest as much as 50 percent underemployment for cybersecurity positions. Seventy percent of existing IT security organizations are understaffed ...

Cybersecurity and Privacy Certification from the Ground Up

Published: 06/04/2018

By Daniele Catteddu, CTO, Cloud Security AllianceThe European Cybersecurity Act, proposed in 2017 by the European Commission, is the most recent of several policy documents adopted and/or proposed by governments around the world, each with the intent (among other objectives) to bring clarity to c...

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