Cloud Data Governance Working Group
Introduction to the Cloud Data Governance Working Group
The mission of this group is to design a universal set of principles and map these to emerging technologies and techniques for ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, availability, integrity and security of data across private and public clouds.
Working Group Scope and Responsibilities
Propose a data governance framework to ensure the privacy, availability, integrity and overall security of data in different cloud models. These will feed into the GRC stack and can be implemented as controls across the CAIQ, CCM and STAR
Develop thought leadership materials to promote CSA¹s leadership across the spheres of data privacy, data protection and data governance.
Work on harmonizing data privacy regulations to a set of data protection principles that can help cloud consuming organizations and cloud service providers meet new data privacy requirements in a more efficient and proactive manner
Cloud Data Governance Working Group Leadership
Cloud Data Governance Co-chairs
Evelyn de Souza
Senior Security Strategist at Cisco
Evelyn is responsible for championing holistic security solutions that address emerging industry trends such as cloud, data center SDN and mobile. She is a strong proponent of building automated, repeatable processes that enable organizations to sustain compliance while optimizing security posture and reducing costs. To this end, Evelyn co-chairs the Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) which harmonizes regulations and industry standards to a common framework and according to cloud model to enable reduce audit complexity. Evelyn has a weekly column on WIRED Insights and frequently posts at CloudTweaks, Internet Evolution and 21st Century. Evelyn is also a regular speaker at industry conferences and can be followed on Twitter @e_desouza.
Cloud Data Governance Working Group Initiatives
There are no open initiatives at this time.
Cloud Data Governance Working Group Calendar
Cloud Data Governance Working Group News
May 16, 2013
The APAC region leadership team has published its research roadmap for 2013-2014.
July 18, 2012
CSA announces the availability of several new opportunities to sponsor key research initiatives. Your support helps us maintain our aggressive research schedule and accelerate responsible adoption of cloud computing.
November 16, 2011
Cloud Security Alliance Releases Results of Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Survey
Cloud Data Governance (CDG) working group today introduced the results of its Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Survey. The survey is the first deliverable for the CDG working group, which will now turn its focus to delivering best practices recommendations, prioritizing and answering the key problems and questions identified by cloud stakeholders in the survey.
October 19, 2011
An Invitation for SME’s to contribute to CSA’s Cloud Data Governance Working Group by Tuesday, October 25th
The Cloud Data Governance (CDG) Working Group is seeking Subject Matter Experts to help identify the current state of public cloud solution provider maturity in addressing the issues related to Information Lifecycle Management (ILM). Subject Matter Experts are needed to help us complete the initial phase of our research.
October 06, 2011
The Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Survey (CCAQIS) – Survey submission has been extended through October 11, 2011
CCAQIS was designed to capture the current state of data governance and data security capabilities offered by leading cloud service providers in the industry.
The results of this survey will be aggregated and used for guidance and research conducted by CSA and its affiliates.
August 11, 2011
The initial phase of the initiative will be a survey of cloud providers to determine the current industry practices around data governance as articulated by the Information Security Lifecycle Management domain in our V2.1 of the Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing.
Cloud Data Governance Working Group Downloads
Release Date: November 16, 2011
The purpose of this survey is to capture the current state of data governance and data security capabilities offered by leading cloud service providers in the industry. The results of this survey will be aggregated and used for guidance and research conducted by CSA and its affiliates.
Release Date: August 01, 2011