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Hackathon On! Cloud Security Alliance Challenges Hackers to Break its Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) at CSA Congress 2014

​CSA has announced its second Hackathon this year at the upcoming CSA Congress 2014, to validate the CSA Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) Specification to protect application resources distributed across multiple public clouds.

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Multi-tenancy in Federated Clouds
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Top Downloads

Here are some of our most downloaded documents in the CSA research portfolio. Browse our full collection here.


Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1

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Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.0.1

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CCM v3.0.1 Info Sheet

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CAIQ v3.0.1 Info Sheet

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Featured Downloads

A few highlights from the hundreds of CSA research documents available here.


SDP Specification v1.0

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Big Data Analytics for Security Intelligence

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Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) Outline for the Sale of Cloud Services in the European Union

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Cloud Computing Vulnerability Incidents: A Statistical Overview

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We look forward to meeting you at one of CSA's premier events.

  CSA APAC Congress    

CSA APAC Congress

September 1-5, 2014

CSA APAC Congress 2014 aims to broaden your knowledge about the critical role that cloud computing plays and the corresponding cybersecurity concern.

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CSA Congress 2014

September 16-19, 2014

By bringing together the IAPP’s Privacy Academy and the CSA Congress this fall, we’ve broadened the educational and networking opportunities available for both IAPP and CSA members.

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  CSA APAC Summit   ASEAN Summit  


October 29-30, 2014

An opportunity for government experts, industry experts and corporate decision makers to discuss and exchange ideas about how to shape the future of cloud computing security.

For more information, contact [email protected]

EMEA Congress 2014

November 19-20, 2014

The Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Congress 2014 is now in production. Please register your interest to be notified when then agenda is released.

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  CloudBytes APAC   CIRRUS Final Event  

CloudBytes APAC

Starting September 2014

The series will be held monthly, during selected scheduled work group meetings and conducted by fellow CSA APAC members and appointed industry SME's.

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CIRRUS Final Event

September 10th, 2014

The CIRRUS project aims to bring together representatives of industry, law, providers, certification organizations, consumers, etc. with per-se interests in security and privacy issues in cloud computing.

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