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CCSK Success Story: From an IT and Cloud Security Manager
Published: 11/23/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

SecurityScorecard Partners with Cloud Security Alliance - Why Continuous Cyber Risk Monitoring Across Industries is Crucial
Published: 11/04/2022

Originally published by SecurityScorecard. Effectively evaluating risk goes a long way toward improving an organization’s cybersecurity posture. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a sec...

CCSK Success Stories: From a Regional Information Security Officer
Published: 10/23/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

CCSK Success Stories: From a Project Manager of Certificate Policy
Published: 08/27/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

CCSK Success Stories: From the VP of Internal Security and IT
Published: 08/12/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

The Future of Cloud Security | 2022 and Beyond
Published: 07/21/2022

This blog was originally published by Check Point here.Written by Pete Nicoletti, Field CISO - Americas, Check Point Software.What will the future of cloud security look like? The crystal ball is cloudy when looking beyond a few years from now, but we can anticipate near-term trends! There are th...

CCSK Success Stories: From a CISO and Chief Privacy Officer
Published: 07/01/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

What is the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix and Why Should Everyone on the Cloud Care?
Published: 07/01/2022

This blog was originally published by Pivot Point Security here. If you’re not on the cloud you must be very afraid of heights. With nearly 100% of businesses now using cloud services, how are cloud service providers (CSPs) proving to customers and other stakeholders that they are secure?To talk ...

CSA and the Cyber Risk Institute: CCM Addendum for the Financial Sector
Published: 06/28/2022
Author: Daniele Catteddu

The CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) is 11 years old. Almost a teenager! Over time it has evolved and matured and has been a fundamental piece of the cloud journey for several thousands of organizations worldwide. Virtually any organization willing to implement cloud computing in a secure way ha...

What is the Cloud Security Alliance and Why Should I (as Someone Selling or Buying Cloud Services) Care?
Published: 06/17/2022

This blog was originally published by Pivot Point Security here.If you’re not involved in cloud services you’re probably frozen in ice somewhere. With SaaS penetration nearing 100% of businesses, what is the state of cloud security?To talk about the biggest issues and answers in cloud security to...

Pros and Cons of a C5 Examination
Published: 06/16/2022

This blog was originally published by Schellman here. Written by Kristen Wilbur, Schellman. When Daenerys Targaryen made the decision to march north with Jon Snow in HBO’s Game of Thrones, she weighed the pros and the cons. The pros? Possibly saving the world. The cons? Dying in a mass ice zombie...

CCSK Success Stories: From the Director of Cyber Security Services
Published: 06/10/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

Essential Cloud Security & Compliance Tips from CSA
Published: 06/02/2022

This blog was originally published by Pivot Point Security here.Even before the pandemic, the majority of businesses were already moving to the cloud. Now, it seems you can’t do business without it. This means cloud security and compliance are more important than ever.That’s why I’m speaking to o...

CCSK Success Stories: From a Banking Project Delivery Leader
Published: 05/28/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

CCSK Success Stories: From the Managing Director
Published: 05/13/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

Fighting Ransomware in the Cloud
Published: 05/13/2022

The CSA Security Update podcast is hosted by John DiMaria, CSA Assurance Investigatory Fellow, and explores the STAR Program, CSA best practices, research, and associated technologies and tools. This blog is part of a series where we edit key CSA Security Update episodes into shorter Q&As. In tod...

CCSK Success Stories: From the Vice President of Strategic Alliances
Published: 05/05/2022

This is part of a blog series interviewing cybersecurity professionals who have earned their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK). In these blogs we invite individuals to share some of the challenges they face in managing security for cloud computing and how they were able to leverage k...

How to Prepare for the Changes to the ISO Standards
Published: 04/09/2022

The CSA Security Update podcast is hosted by John DiMaria, CSA Assurance Investigatory Fellow, and explores the STAR Program, CSA best practices, research, and associated technologies and tools. This blog is part of a series where we edit key CSA Security Update episodes into shorter Q&As. In tod...

What Are Cloud Controls?
Published: 03/19/2022
Author: Nicole Krenz

There are many risks associated with cloud computing. Therefore, it’s critical to understand cloud security before attempting to migrate your organization to the cloud.Cloud controls are safeguards or countermeasures that help organizations manage risk in the cloud. Cloud controls can be policies...

The Italian Agency for National Cybersecurity Embraces the STAR Program
Published: 03/17/2022

Written by Daniele Catteddu, CTO, CSA and John DiMaria, Assurance Investigatory Fellow, CSA Flashback: In the 1980s, ISO 9001 was taking the world by storm. The paradigm of what quality looked like had changed. Nothing you did prior seemed to make any difference. Organizations were putting suppli...

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