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Press Releases
Jim Reavis to Speak at CloudAsia 2012

Published: 04/04/2012

CloudAsia 2012, will be a BIGGER & BETTER cloud computing event with a market-focus, industry-led agenda, organized jointly by IDA and ITM Asia. This event continues to be the only UNIQUE FORUM focusing on enterprise and telecom cloudbusiness opportunities, cloud computing marketing strategi...

New Speakers Announced for SecureCloud 2012 – managing security and privacy in the cloud

Published: 03/19/2012

CSA co-hosts the only European cloud security conference in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from May 9-10, 2012 Frankfurt, Germany – March 19, 2012 - SecureCloud 2012 is an opportunity for political and corporate decision-makers, users and providers to catch up on the latest in cloud security. High-l...

Big Science Teams up with Big Business to Kick-Start European Cloud Computing

Published: 03/07/2012

Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers and three of Europe’s biggest research centres (CERN1, EMBL2 and ESA3) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform. "Helix Nebula - the Science Cloud", will support the massive IT requirements of European s...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces First European Instructor Training Course

Published: 02/17/2012

Milan, ITALY – Feb 16, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is pleased to announce that it will host its first Instructor training course in Europe, this April 2nd-4th at the CA Technologies facility in Milan, along with a CCSK Basic and Plus class. Conducted by Mike Rothman of Securosis, the...

Becky Swain of CSA Honored with the 2012 CloudNOW Top Ten Women in Cloud Award

Published: 02/14/2012

1st Annual CloudNOW Awards Recognize Swain for her Thought Leadership and Contributions to the Cloud Santa Clara, CA, - Feb 14, 2012– The Cloud Security Alliance is pleased to congratulate Becky Swain, a founding member of the CSA and Board member of the Silicon Valley Chapter, who has been hono...

Cloud Fundamentals Video Series: The Benefits of Industry Collaboration to Cloud Computing Security

Published: 01/24/2012

At the CSA Congress in November, Tim Rains, Director of Trustworthy Computing for Microsoft, sat down with Jim Reavis, our executive director, to talk about the biggest challenges for cloud computing security, and what vendors and customers are doing to help with these challenges. Said Reavis,...

Last Chance to Register for the Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference

Published: 01/11/2012

Don't miss your chance to register for the Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference Jan 26th in Santa Clara, CA. Standard registration ends Monday, January 23rd! https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/events/csa-innovation-conference-2012/ This inaugural Cloud Security Innovation Conference is s...

Cloud Security Alliance contributes to the European Commission Strategy on Cloud Computing

Published: 12/02/2011

Crete, Greece – Nov 29, 2011 – While cloud computing represents the advent of a global computing utility that transcends national boundaries, we believe a number of positive actions can promote EU interests and protect its citizens, while leveraging cloud computing’s benefits to its fullest. The ...

Major Cloud Providers to Participate In CSA STAR – CSA Security, Trust and Assurance Registry

Published: 11/16/2011

Google, Microsoft, Verizon, Intel and McAfee to Submit Reports; Major Consumers of Cloud Services Begin to Require Reports as Part of Procurement Process Orlando, FL – Nov 16, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that Google, Verizon, Intel, McAfee, and Microsoft plan to...

(ISC)² and The Cloud Security Alliance Expand Cloud Security Offerings to their Memberships

Published: 10/12/2011

Orlando, FL – October 12, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and (ISC)², the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to benefit members of both organizations who are looki...

Cloud Security Alliance Appoints Daniele Catteddu as EMEA Managing Director

Published: 10/09/2011

London, UK, #CSASummit at RSA – October 10, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that it has appointed Daniele Catteddu as its Managing Director, EMEA, responsible for executing the CSA’s strategy across Europe. Catteddu will be presenting the CSA EU strategy at the CSA Summit...

(ISC)² Names 2011 Inaugural Americas Information Security Leadership Award Finalists and Winners

Published: 10/03/2011

Cloud Security Alliance’s Becky Swain Recognized as Finalist in Category of Information Security Practitioner Palm Harbor, Fla., U.S.A., Oct 3, 2011 – (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today recognized the finali...

New Date for CSA Innovation Conference

Published: 09/10/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Silicon Valley Chapter has decided to postpone the inaugural Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference until January, 2012. This will allow more time to refine the event, allow for a longer paper submissions window, and minimize conflicts in a busy fall con...

TechAmerica and the Cloud Security Alliance Join Forces to Expand Cloud Offerings to Members

Published: 08/24/2011

Washington, DC – Aug 24, 2011 – As the leader in cloud computing policy, TechAmerica is proud to announce that a formal relationship has been formed with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the thought-leader in cloud security. This agreement leverages the strengths of both organizations to expand...

Learn About the CSA STAR Registry

Published: 08/16/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance announces two upcoming opportunities to learn more about its CSA STAR Registry. These public webcast briefings will be held August 18th and 23rd and will cover general information about the STAR Registry and the proper use of linked documents from the GRC Stack. * C...

Call For Speakers Now Open for Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference 2011

Published: 08/12/2011

Palo Alto, CA –Aug 12, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Silicon Valley chapter today published the call for speakers for the inaugural Cloud Security Alliance Innovation Conference 2011, being held October 6th in Silicon Valley. In the spirit of the CSA Silicon Valley Chapter’s mission ...

Media Advisory: CSA Announces STAR – CSA Security, Trust and Assurance Registry - To Help Users Assess Security of Cloud Providers

Published: 08/04/2011

Las Vegas, NV – Aug 4, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the launch of a new initiative to encourage transparency of security practices within cloud providers. The CSA Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) is a free, publicly accessible registry that documents the...

HISPI Offers Membership Discounts to CSA Members

Published: 07/18/2011

HISPI Members Gain Access to Valuable Content and Can Earn CPE Credits Online Lithonia, GA – July 18, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and the Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) are now offering a 50% discount on HISPI membership to all CSA LinkedIn group membe...

Cloud Security Alliance Issues First Cloud Compliance Report For Spain

Published: 07/12/2011

Spanish Chapter Publishes Report Providing a Methodological Approach to Help Address Compliance Needs in Cloud Computing Madrid, Spain –July 12, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that the Spanish Chapter, CSA-ES, has published the first Cloud Compliance Report. This Report...

CSA Announces Licensing Agreement With CSC For Cloudtrust Protocol

Published: 07/06/2011

Cloud Trust Protocol Provides Enterprises with the Confidence To Bring More Sensitive and Valuable Business Functions to the Cloud Falls Church, VA – July 6, 2011 – Today the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a member-driven organization chartered with promoting the use of best practices for pr...

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