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Press Releases
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! https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/events/csa-innov... 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...

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...

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