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Cloud Maturity Study Reveals the Top 10 Issues Eroding Cloud Confidence

Published: 09/27/2012

New Research by Cloud Security Alliance and ISACA Identifies Government Regulations, Exit Strategies, and International Data Privacy as Top Concerns Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (27 September 2012)—Findings from a joint Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA survey show that government regulations, ...

CSA Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group Completes Implementation Guidance

Published: 09/26/2012

New Identity and Access Management Research Provides Business and Technical Considerations for Implementation of SecaaS as Part of the Cloud September 26, 2012 –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced that its Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group has completed its peer revi...

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Cloud Controls Matrix Version 1.3

Published: 09/21/2012

Version 1.3 Integrates Revised Mapping of FedRAMP Security Controls September 21, 2012 –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today published version 1.3 of the Cloud Controls Matrix which is designed to provide fundamental security principles to guide cloud vendors and to assist prospective cl...

Call For Speakers for Cloud Security Alliance Innovation 2013 Conference

Published: 09/21/2012

Innovators New Cloud-related Security Technologies Invited to Submit Proposal by October 14 Silicon Valley, CA – September 10, 2012 – The Silicon Valley Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance will be hosting the 2nd Annual Innovation Conference is currently seeking industry experts to submit...

CSA Identifies 17 Key Components for Effective Mobile Device Management of BYOD and Company-Owned Devices

Published: 09/20/2012

CSA Mobile Working Group Outlines Policies and Practices Enterprises Must Adopt to Prevent a Compromise in Security SEATTLE, WA – September 20, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Mobile Working Group today released Mobile Device Management: Key Components, V1.0, a research report ident...

CSA EMEA Congress: Cloud Providers Invited to Attend First Guidelines on CSA STAR Certification Presentation

Published: 09/19/2012

The plans to release a CSA Open Certification Framework that was announced at the opening of the SecureCloud 2012 conference in Frankfurt, Germany has become a reality. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) will release the first of its guidelines for CSA STAR CERTIFICATION, the second level of its ...

Cloud Security Alliance Annual Congress to Feature Release of 20 Research and Guidance Reports

Published: 09/19/2012

New Findings and Guidance on Mobile Security, Big Data and Privacy are Set to be Released at the Upcoming Congress Seattle, WA – September 19, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has finalized its research agenda for this year’s annual CSA Congress 2012 scheduled for November 7-8 in Orlando...

Cloud Security Alliance to Host Summit at RSA Europe on October 8

Published: 09/17/2012

London – September 17, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) will host a Summit at RSA Europe 2012 Conference in London on Monday, October 8th. The CSA Summit will offer speakers and participants an opportunity to learn the latest industry trends and get involved with a number of educational a...

CSA Seeks Volunteers for Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v.2

Published: 09/12/2012

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) warmly invites interested individuals to step forward to contribute to an initiative which promotes cloud security for customers and providers. CSA is calling for volunteers for the following project: Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v.2: The...

CSA Partners with ASTRI to Further APAC Cloud Security Initiatives

Published: 09/05/2012

Hong Kong – September 5, 2012 – Following August’s announcement of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) selecting Singapore as its corporate headquarters, the CSA today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to advance cloud ...

CSA Presents Privacy Level Agreement Initiative at European Parliament

Published: 09/05/2012

A working group to support EU data protection regulators’ recommendation on cloud computing. September 5, 2012 – Data privacy and protection remains a major impediment to the broad adoption of Cloud services. In an effort to help Cloud Service Providers and potential Cloud customers objectiv...

Fujitsu, Ebay and Verizon to Spearhead New CSA Big Data Working Group

Published: 08/29/2012

Group to Provide Industry with Leadership, Research and Guidance in Identifying Scalable Techniques for Data Centric Security and Privacy Problems San Francisco, CA and Sunnyvale, CA – August, 29, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Fujitsu Laboratories of America today announced launch...

CSA Seeks Input on SecaaS Category 10 Implementation Guidance

Published: 08/27/2012

As we did with the first wave of SecaaS peer reviews, the CSA Security as a Service (SecaaS) Working Group has expanded upon their “Defined Categories of Service” document released last year. Implementation Guidance documents, for each category of service previously defined, are being developed a...

CSA EMEA Congress 2012 Announces Agenda For Industry’s First EMEA-Wide Conference Devoted to Cloud Security

Published: 08/27/2012

Industry visionaries from Salesforce.com, Google and HP in speaker line-up at premiere event in Amsterdam on September 25-26th Amsterdam, August 27, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and MISTI are pleased to announce a stellar speaker lineup for the inaugural Cloud Security Alliance EMEA...

PhD Studentship in Cloud Security

Published: 08/22/2012

Background As information infrastructures move into a Cloud Computing environment, there are increasing risks involved with a wide range of issues including privacy, accountability, and availability. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Edinburgh Napier University thus aim to provide new method...

CSA Announces Open Security Framework for Cloud Providers

Published: 08/20/2012

Edinburgh (UK) – August 20, 2012 –The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announces additional details of its Open Certification Framework, and its partnership with BSI (British Standards Institution). This partnership will ensure the Open Certification Framework is in line with international sta...

CSA, EBD and IDA to Ratify Singapore APAC Headquarters at CloudSec 2012 Conference

Published: 08/14/2012

Establishment of CSA Corporate Headquarters and Partnership with Leading Singaporean Agencies to Further Cloud Security in Asia Pacific Singapore – August 15, 2012 – Further to the announcement made on July 20 that Singapore was selected as site for corporate headquarters, the Cloud Security All...

Tempest in Cloud Computing Market: Will EU Article 29 Working Party’s Opinion Force a Rethink of the Safe Harbor Principles?

Published: 08/08/2012

The following article excerpt on “Tempest in Cloud Computing Market: Will EU Article 29 Working Party’s Opinion Force a Rethink of the Safe Harbor Principles?” was written by the external legal counsel of the CSA, Ms. Francoise Gilbert of the IT Law Group. We repost it here with her permission. P...

Helix Nebula Science Cloud Passes First Major Test

Published: 08/07/2012

Proof of concept results demonstrate that CERN, EMBL and ESA have succeeded in deploying challenging scientific applications on Helix-Nebula cloud August 7, 2012 –"Helix Nebula – the science cloud,” set up earlier this year to support the massive IT requirements of European scientists has succes...

PhD studentship in Cloud Service Security (Software Engineering Group)

Published: 08/07/2012

The Software Engineering Group within the School of Informatics of the City University London invites applications for a PhD studentship funded by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA EMEA), connecting PhD students with industry partners from CSA's corporate members, to enhance research deployability...

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