CSA Official Press Release
SecureCloud 2014 Late-Breaking Keynote Addition Richard A. Clarke, former US National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism
Edinburgh (UK), Amsterdam (NL) and Seattle, WA – March 17, 2014 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that Richard A. Clarke, Chairman and CEO of Good Harbor and Member of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology has been added as a keynote presenter to the day two program of the upcoming SecureCloud 2014 conference taking place April 1-2, 2014 at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Clarke is the former US National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism and has served several US presidents as a top cyber security advisor. Clarke joins the SecureCloud 2014 program where he is coming off the heels of a riveting and bold presentation at the CSA Summit at RSA focusing on Intelligence and Communications Technology. In addition to Clarke, Tim Grance, Computer Scientist and highly renowned co-author of cloud computing publications at NIST, Amelia Andersdotter will also present. Andersdotter is a member of the European Parliament for the Swedish Pirate party and has been named one of the world's ten most important internet activists for the year 2012. Finally, also added to the already sumptuous program is Dr Hing-Yan LEE PhD, Director of National Cloud Computing Office at the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, have also been added to an already sumptuous program.. SecureCloud 2014 will also include a number of important panels focused on legal issues, cryptography, incident reporting, critical information infrastructures and certification and compliance including the following: Removing Barriers to Cloud Adoption: Representatives from Adobe, Google, Microsoft and SAP will answer pressing questions from cloud users around openness, transparency, auditing and portability as to how customer requirements are captured in SLAs. Telcos Going Cloud: As telecom providers are carrying cloud computing traffic, some are transforming into cloud providers. Leading telco providers will discuss their security perspective on cloud computing. SecureCloud 2014 produced by the CSA, ENISA and Fraunhofer-FOKUS is 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. It is also a place to learn from cloud computing experts about cloud computing security and privacy as well as to discuss about practical case studies from industry and government. SecureCloud 2014 will also feature a pre-conference training session on the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) as well as a series of workshops and meetings the day before and after the main event, such as Cloud Security Alliance technical working group (“Cloud and Privacy” – Privacy Level Agreement V2 WG), ENISA expert groups, Cloud for Europe, Accountability for Cloud, and SPECS . For a full agenda, visit https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/events/securecloud2014/#_agenda To register for SecureCloud 2014 visit: https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/events/securecloud2014/#_reg Media Attendees Qualified media should contact [email protected] for a complimentary CSA SecureCloud 2014 press pass. 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. Contact Kari Walker for the CSA ZAG Communications 703.928.9996 [email protected]
About 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, follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.
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