Press Releases

Press Releases
(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...

Security as a Service Initial Group Call set for July 5th

Published: 06/30/2011

The CSA Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group will have their first group call on July 5th. The purpose of their research will be to identify consensus definitions of what Security as a Service means, to categorize the different types of Security as a Service and to provide guidance to org...

Call for Volunteers to Upgrade the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix to v1.2

Published: 06/22/2011

We need smart, motivated volunteers and team leaders who are committed to an early August 2011 completion date. You can prepare yourself by checking out the current CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (v1.1) here: https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/research/projects/cloud-controls-matrix-ccm/ If you want to...

SecaaS Seeks Additional Input on Working Group Proposal

Published: 06/21/2011

**June 21, 2011 ** – Thank you to those who have contributed to the "Categories of Service" section of our working group proposal. We are still seeking input to all categories. For those who have recently expressed interest in getting involved, send me an email at [email protected]

Telecom Working Group Charter Finalized

Published: 06/21/2011

**June 21, 2011 ** – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) would like to announce that a finalized Telecom Working Group (TWG) Charter is available to download on the Telecom Working Group page. The working group's web page has also been updated to include current leadership and contributing members....

SecaaS Seeks Input on Working Group Proposal

Published: 06/07/2011

June 6, 2011– The Cloud Security Alliance is now soliciting input for the Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group’s “Categories of Service” section of their working group proposal. One of the group’s objectives is to define categories of cloud security services (and to what degree they mitig...

Updated Telecom Working Group Charter Available for Review

Published: 05/26/2011

May 26, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance would like to announce that a draft of the updated Telecom Working Group (TWG) Charter is now available for review. The new charter re-defines the scope of the TWG to allow more differentiation and synergy with the Security as a Service (SecaaS – Work Gr...

Call for volunteers to upgrade the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix to v1.2

Published: 05/23/2011

In less than one month we will begin creating the next version of the CSA Controls Matrix. Our goals are to (1) include more granular controls for IaaS, and (2) create more mappings between the matrix and other compliance frameworks, such as NERC CIP. We need smart, motivated volunteers and team...

Cloud Security Alliance Launches New Greater China Regional Coordinating Body

Published: 05/20/2011

Beijing, China –China Cloud Computing General Conference– May 20, 2011 – Today at the China Cloud Computing General Conference, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the formation of a new Greater China Regional Coordinating Body, to facilitate the growing interest in best practices for clo...

Pamela Jones Harbour Joins Cloud Security Alliance as Co-Chair of Legal Working Group

Published: 05/16/2011

Former Federal Trade Commissioner Brings Significant Experience to Mission of Bridging the Gap Between Cloud Technology and the Law New York, NY – May 16, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced that former Federal Trade Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour has signed on as a co-chair of...

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