CSA Official Press Release

Published 01/11/2016

Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2016 Set to Kick Off RSA Conference with “Cloudifying Information Security”

Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2016 Set to Kick Off RSA Conference with “Cloudifying Information Security”

Star of ABC's Shark Tank and Former Commissioner of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to Serve as Featured Keynote Speakers at Annual Event

San Francisco, CA – January 11, 2016 (RSA Conference 2016) - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced its preliminary agenda for CSA Summit 2016, a full-day event being held at the RSA Conference on Monday, February 29. This year’s featured keynote will be presented by Robert Herjavec, CEO of the Herjavec Group and star of ABC's Shark Tank, speaking on Entrepreneurship in Information Security. Luis A. Aguilar, former Commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will also serve as a featured keynote at the event. This year’s Summit has been expanded to a full-day event and is expected to draw more than 1,100 attendees.

As the information security industry is rapidly being transformed into solutions delivered by and for cloud computing, this year’s CSA Summit 2016 will focus on sharing progress enterprises have made in shifting to cloud computing and key emerging trends in information security.  World leading security organizations and cloud providers, including experts from Google, Microsoft, Intel, Dropbox, Cisco and next generation cloud security companies will discuss global governance, the latest threats, best practices and security innovations. In addition to the presentations, the CSA will also release new research and updates on cloud assessment tools during the Summit.

Attendance to the event is open and free to any individuals registered as an RSA conference delegate or with an RSA Expo pass. Individuals wishing to attend this event must indicate so during registration. Seating is limited and the event does reach capacity each year.

WHAT: Cloud Security Alliance Summit 2016
WHEN: Monday, February 29
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Doors Open
8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Conference Program
WHERE: RSA Conference 2016
Moscone Center West, Room 2014
MEDIA REGISTRATION: Email [email protected]

Members of the media and analyst community interested in attending the event should contact [email protected] for more information, to receive press credentials and to schedule pre-event or onsite interviews with CSA leadership and conference speakers. Cloud Security Alliance Congresses and Summits continue to be the industry's premier gathering for IT security professionals and executives who must further educate themselves on the rapidly evolving subject of cloud security. Attendees will gain exposure to industry-specific case studies that will help them learn and leverage best practices used by their peers in moving to a secure cloud.

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.


Kari Walker for the CSA
ZAG Communications
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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.

For press inquiries, email Zenobia Godschalk of ZAG Communications or reach her by phone at 650.269.8315.