CSA Official Press Release
Cloud Security Alliance Summit Los Angeles 2015 To Feature Top Experts from Entertainment and Enterprise on Lessons Learned in Cloud Security
Speakers from The Honest Company, PwC, University of Oxford, Microsoft, Google, SpaceX and Evident.io to Be Featured at the Upcoming Inaugural Event
Los Angeles, CA – November 17, 2015 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today released the agenda for its augural CSA Summit Los Angeles 2015. The event will feature some of the world’s most recognized and respected cloud adopters and providers from across the entertainment and enterprise industries who will come together to share lessons learned in cloud security.
Co-hosted by the CSA LA/SoCal chapter, this year’s event will take place on Thursday, December 3. Wendy Frank, Principal, Advisory, Cyber security, Privacy and Risk at PwC, will deliver the opening keynote.
In addition to the keynote presenter, a number of experts will be on hand to give presentations or as participants in key panel discussions including Mikhael Felker, Director, Information Security, The Honest Company; Nick Reva, Information Assurance & Compliance Lead, SpaceX; Joel Sloss, Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Security, Privacy, Compliance, Microsoft; Jeffrey Ritter, External Lecturer, University of Oxford; Matthew O’Connor, Product Manager Compliance, and Anti-Abuse products, Google Cloud Platform; and Tim Prendergast, CEO and Co-founder, Evident.io.
The agenda will also feature presentations and discussions on some of the most emerging and critical topics facing cloud security including Top Security Challenges Facing the Cloud Adoption Enterprise, Information & Content Security, Achieving Digital Trust, and Securing & Auditing AWS. The event is expected to draw approximately 200 well-qualified attendees with an interest in cloud security from the local region.
WHAT: Cloud Security Alliance Summit Los Angeles 2015
WHEN: Thursday, December 3, 2015, 9:00am – 5:00pm
WHERE: Marina del Rey Marriott, 4100 Admiralty Way
ATTENDEE REGISTRATION: https://csacongress.org/event/summit-los-angeles-2015/#registration
MEDIA REGISTRATION: Email [email protected]
About Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, certification, events and products. CSA’s activities, knowledge and extensive network benefit the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers, to governments, entrepreneurs and the assurance industry — and provide a forum through which diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem. CSA has developed the definitive best practices for the industry, such as the “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing”, the “Cloud Controls Matrix”, “Top Threats to Cloud Computing” and 50 other cloud security research artifacts.
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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