CSA EMEA Congress 2012 Announces Agenda For Industry’s First EMEA-Wide Conference Devoted to Cloud Security Arrow to Content

Industry visionaries from Salesforce.com, Google and HP in speaker line-up at premiere event in Amsterdam on September 25-26th

Amsterdam, August 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and MISTI are pleased to announce a stellar speaker lineup for the inaugural Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Congress, to be held September 25th -26th in Amsterdam. The agenda will be highlighted by keynotes from Salesforce.com, CloudAudit/Cloud Security Alliance, The European Commission, and the Netherlands Ministry of Health, Welfare and Support. Key themes to be addressed include Architecture and Strategy, Design and Implementation, Legal and Compliance Issues, and Security Management and Operations.

In addition, the event will feature real-world international case studies highlighting best-practices for securing cloud computing, including:

  • MARS Information Services: how to build a strategic enterprise cloud assessment programme
  • DSM: can cloud computing overcome security challenges to provide the killer breakthrough and enable a new way of doing business
  • Investec: how to keep auditors happy by performing due diligence on potential cloud vendors

Additional details of the CSA Open Certification Framework will also be unveiled at the Congress. The event will also feature panel debates on some of the hottest regulatory, legal and practical issues when moving to the cloud. A full agenda can be found at http://www.mistieurope.com/PDF/252/25820/CSA-EMEA-Congress-W3.pdf.

“Cloud computing poses unique benefits and security challenges for multi-national enterprises,” said Daniele Catteddu, Managing Director, EMEA for the Cloud Security Alliance and Chair of the Programme Committee. “This inaugural CSA EMEA Congress will deliver practical insights into the influence of cloud on the work of audit, information security, risk management professionals and the industry as a whole, with a special focus on emerging legal and policy issues in cloud security and the impact this will have on your business. This valuable content makes it the ‘must-attend’ event of the year for anyone involved in their enterprise’s move to the cloud.”

Congress attendees can also chose to attend a pre-event Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) workshop on 24th September, which will prepare them to take the Cloud Security Alliance CCSK certification exam. In addition, the CSA will host an invite-only meeting of CSA Chapter Leaders on September 27th. CSA members benefit from a 10% discount on the delegate price.

Press interested in receiving complimentary registration to the event should contact [email protected].

About the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.

Contacts
Kari Walker
ZAG Communications for the CSA
[email protected]

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