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Cloud Security Alliance Announces an Expanded Educational Program

Published: 12/02/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance is pleased to announce the expansion of their educational program. Three new sections have been added, each specifically designed to address a need within the cloud security community. The first is a white paper section. This section of the library is intended to be a...

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...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Results of Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Survey

Published: 11/16/2011

CCAQIS Identifies Top Requirements and Needs for Governing and Operating Data in the Cloud Orlando, FL – Nov 16, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cloud Data Governance (CDG) working group today introduced the results of its Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Surve...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Guidance Version 3

Published: 11/16/2011

Third Version of Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus In Cloud Computing Seeks to Establish a Stable, Secure Baseline for Cloud Operations Orlando, FL – Nov 16, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today unveiled the third version of its Security Guidance for Critical Areas of F...

An Invitation for SME’s to contribute to CSA’s Cloud Data Governance Working Group by Tuesday, October 25th

Published: 10/19/2011

The Cloud Data Governance (CDG) Working Group is seeking Subject Matter Experts to help identify the current state of public cloud solution provider maturity in addressing the issues related to Information Lifecycle Management (ILM). Subject Matter Experts are needed to help us complete the initi...

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Trusted Cloud Initiative White Paper

Published: 10/18/2011

October 18, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announces that the Trusted Cloud Initiative has published its first white paper, “Trusted Cloud Initiative Quick Guide to the Reference Architecture”. The purpose of the quick guide is to take a user through the Trusted Cloud architecture...

(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...

The Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire and Information Survey (CCAQIS) - Survey submission has been extended through October 11, 2011

Published: 10/06/2011

Data governance is a critical need within cloud computing to achieve organizational risk, compliance, and IT service level requirements. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) performed research in this area with version 2.1 of our guidance, specifically with Domain 5: Information Lifecycle Management...

(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...

Open Review Period for Guidance V.3: Domains 7, and 14 (Has Begun)

Published: 09/29/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the following Guidance V.3 Domains: Domain 7: Traditional Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Domain 14: Security as a Service Your expertise will ensure that the domains have accurate content. The open ...

Cloud Security Alliance Issues First Security as a Service White Paper

Published: 09/26/2011

San Francisco, CA –September 26, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that the Security as a Service working group has published its first white paper, “Defined Categories of Service 2011”. The purpose of this group’s research is to identify consensus definitions of what Secur...

Open Review Period for Guidance V.3: Domains 4, 8, 9 and 11(Has Begun)

Published: 09/22/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the following Guidance V.3 Domains: * Domain 4: Compliance and Audit * Domain 8: Data Center Operations * Domain 9: Incident Response, Notification, and Remediation * Domain 11: Encryption and Key Management Y...

Open Review Period for Guidance V.3: Domains 2, 3, 5 and 12 (Has Begun)

Published: 09/20/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the following Guidance V.3 Domains: * Domain 2: Governance and Enterprise Risk Management * Domain 3: Legal and Electronic Discovery * Domain 5: Information Lifecycle Management * Domain 12: Identity and Access...

Open Review Period for Guidance V.3: Domains 1,6, 10 and 13 (Has Begun)

Published: 09/15/2011

The Cloud Security Alliance would like to invite you to review and comment on the following Guidance V.3 Domains: Domain 1: Cloud Computing Architectural Framework Domain 6: Portability and Interoperability Domain 10: Application Security Domain 13: Virtualization Your expertise will en...

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...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Cloud Controls Matrix v1.2

Published: 08/26/2011

Palo Alto, CA –Aug 26, 2011 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today published Version 1.2 of the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), which is designed to provide fundamental security principles to guide cloud vendors and to assist prospective cloud customers in assessing the overall security risk of a...

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...

Open Review Period for the Draft of SecaaS Defined Categories of Service Whitepaper Starts Today

Published: 08/18/2011

The Security as a Service (SecaaS) working group would like to invite you to review and comment on the Security as a Service “Defined Categories of Service” whitepaper. Your expertise will ensure that the white paper has accurate content. The open review and comments period starts today and ends ...

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