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Mobile Working Group Kick-Off (Call 2)

Published: 03/20/2012

The CSA Mobile Working Group had its initial meeting at RSA-US in San Francisco. To accommodate all time zones, we will now be launching a kick-off (call 2) after our call 1 was held on March 15th, open to all individuals interested in addressing security in the mobile space. The working group is...

Health Information Management Working Group Kick-off Call

Published: 03/20/2012

Cloud Security Alliance is launching a kick-off call for the Health Information Management Working Group on March 22nd, 12:00pm PST (GMT-7), open to all individuals interested in addressing security in health information. We want to generate discussion around our charter and other areas of focus ...

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...

CSA Announces Asia Pacific Expansion Initiative; Announces Partnership with Trend Micro as Founding Sponsor

Published: 02/27/2012

In Recognition of Trend Micro’s Cloud Security Leadership, CEO Eva Chen Receives the First Cloud Security Alliance Industry Leadership Award. San Francisco/CSA Summit at RSA – February 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global clou...

CSA Launches Mobile and Innovation Initiatives at RSA

Published: 02/27/2012

San Francisco, CA – RSA Conference – Feb 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced two significant new initiatives for 2012, addressing growing areas of need in cloud security – mobile computing and innovation. CSA’s initiatives in these areas will focus on accelerating deliver...

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! This inaugural Cloud Security Innovation Conference is shaping up to includ...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Telecom Working Group 2012

Published: 01/05/2012

Happy New Year! The Cloud Security Alliance's (CSA) Telecom Working Group is having it's 2012 Kickoff call on January 12th. We are inviting all motivated individuals who want to contribute to any of the six new research initiatives being introduced for the coming year: * How does the Telecom I...

Free Registration for CSA Summit, Feb 27 at RSA Conference

Published: 01/04/2012

Once again, we will have the 3rd CSA Summit at the RSA Conference, with thought provoking industry keynotes and major announcements. Our summit site will be online soon, but please register soon. All CSA Summit attendees must be registered as either an RSA conference delegate or with an RSA Expo ...

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...

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