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Big Data Taxonomy

Big Data Taxonomy
Release Date: 09/18/2014

A research document outlining the six dimensions of big data to help decision makers navigate the myriad choices in compute and storage infrastructures as we...

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Cloud Usage: Risks and Opportunities

Cloud Usage: Risks and Opportunities
Release Date: 09/15/2014

This survey was circulated to over 165 IT and security professionals in the U.S. and around the globe representing a variety of industry verticals and enterp...

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Data Protection Heat Index

Data Protection Heat Index
Release Date: 09/12/2014

The Cloud Security Alliance surveyed a select group of global data privacy experts with the intention to measure attitudes towards data protection areas that...

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Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.0.1 Info Sheet

Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire v3.0.1 Info Sheet
Release Date: 07/29/2014

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Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1 Info Sheet

Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1 Info Sheet
Release Date: 07/29/2014

Find out how many controls are in the Cloud Controls Matrix v3-0-1 in this info sheet.

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Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1 (July 2014)

Cloud Controls Matrix v3.0.1 (July 2014)
Release Date: 07/11/2014

New and updated mappings, consolidation of redundant controls, rewritten controls for clarity of intent, STAR enablement, and SDO alignment.

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Big Data, Big Concerns, and What the White House Wants to Do about It

Big Data, Big Concerns, and What the White House Wants to Do about It
Release Date: 05/29/2014

Big data tools offer astonishing and powerful opportunities to unlock previously inaccessible insights from new and existing data sets. Large amounts of data...

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SDP Specification v1.0

SDP Specification v1.0
Release Date: 04/30/2014

This document outlines a Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) initiated protocol for the Software Defined Perimeter specification, and requests discussion and sugge...

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SDP Hackathon Whitepaper

SDP Hackathon Whitepaper
Release Date: 04/17/2014

The CSA SDP Hackathon challenged hackers to attack a server defended by a software defined perimeter. Of the billions of packets fired at the server, not one...

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Comment on Big Data and the Future of Privacy

Comment on Big Data and the Future of Privacy
Release Date: 04/09/2014

Responses to questions on the relationship between big data and public policy, government, technology trends, and policy frameworks.

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Research Lifecycle

Research Lifecycle
Release Date: 03/19/2014

A step-by-step guide to producing and distributing research artifacts. From inspiration and conception to publication and distribution, it covers the the pro...

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Top Ten Challenges in Cryptography for Big Data

Top Ten Challenges in Cryptography for Big Data
Release Date: 03/18/2014

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The Future of Security

The Future of Security
Release Date: 02/25/2014

Disruption defines the business of information security. New technologies change how businesses work, as well as what risks people take. Attackers shift thei...

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The Future of Security: Executive Summary

The Future of Security: Executive Summary
Release Date: 02/25/2014

Disruption defines the business of information security. New technologies change how businesses work, as well as what risks people take. Attackers shift thei...

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What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing

What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing
Release Date: 01/14/2014

This paper details the critical differences between cloud computing and traditional infrastructure for security professionals, and suggests where to focus s...

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What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing | Summary

What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing | Summary
Release Date: 01/14/2014

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SAFEcode/CSA: Practices for Secure Development of Cloud Applications

SAFEcode/CSA: Practices for Secure Development of Cloud Applications
Release Date: 12/04/2013

SAFECode and CSA partnered to determine whether additional software security guidance was needed to address unique threats to the cloud computing, and if so,...

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Software Defined Perimeter

Software Defined Perimeter
Release Date: 12/01/2013

This document explains the software defined perimeter (SDP) security framework and how it can be deployed to protect application infrastructure from network-...

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Net+ Initiative CCM v.3 Candidate Mappings

Net+ Initiative CCM v.3 Candidate Mappings
Release Date: 12/01/2013

A team of 30 CIOs, CISOs, and other executives from Internet2’s membership (both higher education institutions and industry service providers) developed this...

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CCM v3.0 Info Sheet

CCM v3.0 Info Sheet
Release Date: 10/07/2013

This info sheet is for an old version of the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM). You learn more about the latest version of the CCM and download it here: https://cl...

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