CSA Official Press Release

Published 06/08/2020

Cloud Security Alliance Announces KORNERSTONE as Authorized CCSK Training Partner

Cloud Security Alliance Announces KORNERSTONE as Authorized CCSK Training Partner

Training the next generation of cybersecurity professionals

Hong Kong, June 8, 2020 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced that KORNERSTONE, a renowned professional training provider in Asia, renewed their Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) v4 Training Partner agreement with CSA. The first agreement was signed in 2017 for the delivery of CCSK v3.

CCSK is the standard of expertise for cloud security and provides an individual with the foundation they need to secure data in the cloud. CCSK has helped thousands of IT and security professionals upgrade their skill sets and enhance their careers by obtaining the certification. It was no surprise when the Certification Magazine listed CCSK at #1 on the Average Salary Survey 2016.

“As organizations migrate to the cloud, they need information security professionals who are cloud-savvy and competent. We recommend organizations encourage and incentivize their employees to be more knowledgeable in cloud security by taking advantage of the CCSK training delivered by KORNERSTONE in Hong Kong and Macau,” said Dr. Hing-Yan Lee, Executive Vice President, CSA APAC. “It is an excellentcloud security certification choice for a security professional with an interest in cloud security,” added Dr. Lee.

“KORNERSTONE is happy to partner with CSA by integrating its cloud security training like CCSK into our product portfolio to meet the needs of our professional and corporate clients. As the authorized training provider of the world’s Top 3 cloud vendors, a partnership with CSA reinforces KORNERSTONE’s commitment to offering the most comprehensive and high-quality cloud-related training in the region,” said Kenneth Chan, General Manager, KORNERSTONE.

Among the benefits of earning the CCSK are:

  • Proven competency in key cloud security issues through an organization that specializes in cloud research
  • Increased employment opportunities by filling the skills-gap for cloud-certified professionals
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively use controls tailored to the cloud
  • Ability to establish a baseline of security best practices when dealing with a broad array of responsibilities, from cloud governance to configuring technical security controls
  • Serves as a complement to other credentials

About KORNERSTONE
Established in 2006, KORNERSTONE, a renowned professional training provider in Asia, has over 13 years of experience in providing professional training programs to individuals and corporate members. With the letter K stands for Knowledge, KORNERSTONE has a strong belief that knowledge is the cornerstone of success for every business. TRAINOCATE becomes the major stakeholder of KORNERSTONE in January 2017. Combined, the companies possess 30 years of experience in delivering superior professional development and certification programs in info-tech, finance, and management across Asia including Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, China, Thailand and Vietnam. For further information, visit us at https://www.kornerstone.com/.

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, training, 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 different parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.

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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.

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