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Press Releases
CSA Announces Open Certification Framework for Cloud Providers

Published: 05/09/2012

Frankfurt, Germany – May 9, 2012 – At the opening of the SecureCloud 2012 conference, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the CSA Open Certification Framework, an industry initiative to allow global, trusted certification of cloud providers. The CSA Open Certification Framework is a...

Big Data Working Group Kick-Off Call

Published: 05/04/2012

Cloud Security Alliance is launching a kick-off call for the Big Data Working Group on May 23rd, 14:00pm PST (GMT-7), open to all individuals interested in addressing scalable techniques for data-centric security and privacy problems. We want to generate discussion around our charter and other a...

Mobile Track and Federal/International Track Submissions Sought for Congress 2012

Published: 05/02/2012

We received quite a few submissions this year, but we are still looking for additional submissions for the Mobile Track and Federal/International Track. We are extending the deadline to May 11th for the Mobile and Federal/International Tracks only. The submission details are as follows: All se...

Inaugural CSA EMEA Congress in Amsterdam

Published: 04/30/2012

Building on the success of the CSA Congresses held in the USA in 2010 and 2011, MIS Training and the Cloud Security Alliance have partnered to host the inaugural Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Congress in Amsterdam, September 25-26th, 2012. The inaugural Cloud Security Alliance EMEA Congress will ...

CSA Seeks Input on the CTP Reference Architecture Model

Published: 04/21/2012

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) CloudTrust Protocol (CTP) would like to invite you to review and comment on the CTP Reference Architecture Model. The CloudTrust Protocol (CTP) was invented to restore to the enterprise the ability to confirm that “whatever is claimed to be happening in the clou...

Cyber Security & Privacy EU Forum 2012, April 24th & 25th, Berlin

Published: 04/16/2012

REGISTER NOW ( http://cspforum2012.eventbrite.com/ ) Effectsplus ( http://www.effectsplus.eu/ ) in coordination with the Trust and Security Unit of DG INFSO are organizing the Cyber Security & Privacy EU Forum 2012 “CSP EU Forum 2012”. This event is a European conference on Cyber Security...

CSA Extends Deadline for Congress 12' Abstract Submissions

Published: 04/16/2012

The Cloud Security Alliance has extended the deadline for CSA Congress 12' abstract submissions. We have received some great submissions so far, but would like to see more. The NEW deadline for submission is April 27,2012. Visit the following site for CFP details: https://cloudsecurityalliance...

Top Threats to Cloud Computing Kick-Off Call

Published: 04/13/2012

Join us on our Kick-Off Call as we look for volunteers to participate in updating the CSA Top Threats to Cloud Computing document. The purpose of this document, Top Threats to Cloud Computing, is to provide needed context to assist organizations in making educated risk management decisions r...

CSA Seeks Input on the Big Data Working Group Charter

Published: 04/12/2012

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Big Data Working Group (BDWG) would like to invite you to review and comment on the work group Charter. The Big Data Working Group (BDWG) will be identifying scalable techniques for data-centric security and privacy problems. BDWG’s investigation is expected to ...

Inaugural CSA Summit Hong Kong & Macau

Published: 04/10/2012

The Hong Kong & Macau chapter is having their inaugural CSA Summit on 17 May 2012. To be held in Hong Kong’s Cyberport, this day-long Summit will be graced by the HK SAR’s government CIO, Mr Daniel Lai and will our very own Jim Reavis to provide the keynote. Mr Tim Grance, senior computer sci...

Cloud Security Alliance Appoints Cyber Security Industry Veteran from Trend Micro as First Asia Pacific Executive Council Chairman

Published: 04/09/2012

CSA strengthens team in Asia Pacific in preparation for the opening of its Asia Pacific headquarters in 2012 Singapore, March 21, 2012 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader, today announced the appointment of Ken L...

CSA Seeking Speakers for Congress 2012 in Orlando

Published: 04/04/2012

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 13, 2012 Cloud Security Alliance and the MIS Training Institute are looking for seasoned speakers to present at the Cloud Security Alliance Congress 2012, being held in Orlando, November 7 & 8, 2012. If you are knowledgeable in cloud computing and have ...

Jim Reavis to Speak at CloudAsia 2012

Published: 04/04/2012

CloudAsia 2012, will be a BIGGER & BETTER cloud computing event with a market-focus, industry-led agenda, organized jointly by IDA and ITM Asia. This event continues to be the only UNIQUE FORUM focusing on enterprise and telecom cloudbusiness opportunities, cloud computing marketing strategi...

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...

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