CSA Research

Best practices, guidance, frameworks and tools to help the industry secure the cloud. Read our research to get your questions around cloud security answered.

CSA Research is created by the industry for the industry and is both vendor-neutral and consensus driven. Our research is created by subject matter experts who volunteer for our working groups. Each working group focuses on a unique topic or aspect of cloud security, from IoT, DevSecOps, Serverless and more, we have working groups for over 20 areas of cloud computing. You can view a list of all active research working groups. To find out more about how our research is created and the process we follow you can view the CSA Research Lifecycle.

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Latest Research

Cloud Incident Response Working Group Charter

Cloud Incident Response Working Group Charter

Release Date: 02/14/2021

In today’s connected era, a comprehensive incident response strategy is an integral aspect of any organization aiming to manage ...

Blockchains in the Quantum Era

Blockchains in the Quantum Era

Release Date: 02/05/2021

Digital Ledger Technologies (DLT) such as blockchain are being deployed as part of diverse applications that span multiple marke...

CSA IoT Security Controls Framework v2

CSA IoT Security Controls Framework v2

Release Date: 01/28/2021

The IoT Security Controls Framework Version 2 is relevant for enterprise IoT systems that incorporate multiple types of connecte...