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Open Survey: CIRRUS: Towards an EU Framework for Cloud Service Provider Security

Published: 03/19/2013

Certification, InteRnationalisation and standaRdization in cloUd Security (CIRRUS) is a FP7 project funded by the European Commission The objective of this project is to bring together representatives of industry organizations, law enforcement agencies, cloud services providers, standard and cer...

CSA Cloud Bytes on March 19th Will Focus on Financial Services

Published: 03/14/2013

As part of our mission to educate the industry on all matters related to the cloud, CSA has launched a new free educational webinar series called CSA Cloud Bytes. On March 19th, CSA will focus on financial services, providing an educational session including real world case studies of financia...

"CUMULUS" Research Project Investigates Certification Infrastructure for Multi-Layer Cloud Services

Published: 03/14/2013

Rome, Italy – February 28th, 2013 – Eight partners from European science and industry have joined forces in the CUMULUS research project to investigate how in future cloud services can be made more secure and trustworthy for end users. Cloud computing is the use of hardware and software resources...

Jim Reavis Discusses CSA Initiatives, Enterprise Adoption of Cloud Services at RSA

Published: 03/13/2013

CSA and New Taipei City Government Partner to Drive Cloud Computing Adoption

Published: 03/12/2013

New Taipei City’s Government Cloud to Participate in Open Certification Framework Scheme’s Pilot Implementation New Taipei City, March 12, 2013 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that it has signed a formal partnership with the New Taipei City Government (NTPC) to drive cloud c...

John Howie Discusses CSA Initiatives, Cloud Adoption Issues at RSA

Published: 03/05/2013

SAN FRANCISCO -- In this video, recorded at RSA Conference 2013, John Howie, COO of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), detailed the findings of that report and the steps the CSA is taking to address those cloud adoption issues. Among them, Howie explained why the CSA recently recommended Microsof...

Cloud Security Alliance Presents Industry Leadership Award To Microsoft’s Scott Charney

Published: 02/25/2013

Microsoft Executive Honored by CSA for His Achievements in Advancing Secure Cloud Computing San Francisco, CA – RSA CONFERENCE - February 25, 2012 –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has named Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft, as the 2013 recipient of the CSA Industry Leader...

Cloud Security Alliance Selects HP For New Master Training Partner Program

Published: 02/25/2013

Program to Accelerate Worldwide Access and Adoption of Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Certification RSA CONFERENCE – San Francisco – February 25, 2013 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the launch of a new global training program called the CSA Master Training Pr...

Cloud Security Alliance To Establish New Legal Information Center

Published: 02/25/2013

CLIC Kicks Off at RSA Conference with Panel Event Co-Hosted with Box, Addressing Legal Complexities of Cloud Computing San Francisco, CA - February 25, 2012 (RSA Conference) –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the formation of the Legal Information Center (CLIC), a new online res...

Cloud Security Alliance Warns Providers of ‘The Notorious Nine’ Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013

Published: 02/25/2013

Organizations Must Make Educated Risk-Management Decisions Regarding Cloud Adoption Strategies RSA CONFERENCE – San Francisco, CA – February 25, 2013 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Top Threats Working Group today released The Notorious Nine: Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013, a revised...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases First Guidelines for Cloud Service Providers Delivering Services in the European Union

Published: 02/25/2013

CSA Privacy Level Working Group Encourages Adoption Worldwide as a Powerful Self-regulatory Tool for Data Protection Transparency and accountability in the Cloud RSA CONFERENCE – San Francisco, CA – February 25, 2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) Working Grou...

CSA Continues Campaign To Improve Transparency And Assurance In The Cloud Market With Position Paper On AICPA Reporting Framework

Published: 02/25/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Feb 25, 2013 - The Cloud Security Alliance today released a position paper on the American Institute of CPAs’ reporting framework, as a means of educating its members and providing guidance on selecting the most appropriate reporting option. The position paper is the latest st...

CSA Seeks Input For Open Peer Review: Expanded Top Ten Big Data Security and Privacy Challenges Report

Published: 02/25/2013

Big Data seems to be on the lips of every organization’s CXO these days. By exploiting Big Data, enterprises are able to gain valuable new insights into customer behavior via advanced analytics. However, what often gets lost amidst all the excitement are the very real and many security and privac...

CCSK Version 3 English Examination is Now Available

Published: 02/22/2013

CCSK Version 3 is now online and available at The examination has been updated to include version 3 of our security guidance. According to our beta testers, version 3 offers a much improved test-taking experience. Here are the major changes to be aware of:...

Executive Briefing: US and Foreign Laws Regulating Government Access to Cloud Data on Feb 28, 2013

Published: 02/21/2013

The Cloud Security Alliance and are hosting a “by invitation only” executive briefing in San Francisco for users and vendors of cloud services, focusing on Government Access to Data Held in the Cloud, which will take place on Thursday February 28, 2013 from 8am to 11am at the Sir Francis ...

CSA Announces Working Group Sessions at RSA in San Francisco

Published: 02/12/2013

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Summit 2013 is happening at RSA-US in San Francisco, CA, USA on February 25th, 2013. In addition to our main event, CSA is hosting sessions during the week for some of our active working groups. These are free events that will be held outside of the regular confe...

Cloud Security Alliance and Electronic Government Agency (EGA) of Thailand Partner to Drive Cloud Computing Adoption in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Published: 02/08/2013

Thailand through EGA to adopt CSA Open Certification Framework (STAR) as requirement for Cloud Service Providers in the Country Singapore, February 7, 2013 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that it has signed a formal partnership with the Electronic Government Agency (EGA) ...

CSA Seeks Input For Open Peer Review: Trusted Cloud Initiative Reference Architecture v2.0

Published: 02/06/2013

The Cloud Security Alliance's Trusted Cloud Initiative (TCI) would like to invite you to review and comment on the latest version of the reference architecture (v2.0). TCI helps cloud providers develop industry-recommended, secure and interoperable identity, access and compliance management confi...

CSA Cloud Bytes: HIPAA & The Cloud - A Vendor’s Perspective, Feb. 7 - 12:00pm PST

Published: 02/05/2013

As part of our mission to educate the industry on all matters related to the cloud, select CSA research working groups have launched a new educational webinar series called CSA Cloud Bytes. This month, the CSA Health Information Management Working Group is proud to host a CSA Cloud Bytes headlin...

James D. Robinson, Former American Express Chairman and CEO, Added to CSA Summit Keynote Lineup

Published: 01/29/2013

Venture Capitalist and Wall Street Legend to Deliver Closing Keynote at Summit at RSA San Francisco, CA – January 29, 2013 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the addition of James D. Robinson III as the closing keynote speaker at the annual CSA Summit 2013 being held at the RSA ...

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