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CAIQ Translation in 10 Languages

CAIQ Translation in 10 Languages
Release Date: 05/07/2020

Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) in the context of an agreement with OneTrust has translated the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.0.1 in...

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Cloud Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) - Industrial Control Systems Security Glossary

Cloud Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) - Industrial Control Systems Security Glossary
Release Date: 05/05/2020

The Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security Glossary is a reference document that brings together ICS and IT/OT related terms and definitions. Bringing...

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Cloud Incident Response Framework – A Quick Guide

Cloud Incident Response Framework – A Quick Guide
Release Date: 04/21/2020

What this Quick Guide aims to do is to distill and give readers an overview of key contributions of the work currently undertaken in the CIR WG, towards a co...

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CAIQ-Lite

CAIQ-Lite
Release Date: 04/07/2020

CSA and Whistic identified the need for a lighter-weight assessment questionnaire in order to accommodate the shift to cloud procurement models, and to enabl...

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Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1

Consensus Assessment Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1
Release Date: 04/01/2020

Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) would like to present the next version of the Consensus Assessments Initiative Questionnaire (CAIQ) v3.1. The CAIQ offers a...

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Managing the Risk for Medical Devices Connected to the Cloud

Managing the Risk for Medical Devices Connected to the Cloud
Release Date: 03/16/2020

With the increased number of Internet of Things devices, Healthcare Delivery Organizations are experiencing a digital transformation bigger than anything in ...

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PLA Code of Practice Template Annex 1 (Updated - March 2020)
Release Date: 03/12/2020

CSA PLA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance provides a consistent and comprehensive framework for complying with the EU’s GDPR. The CSA PLA Code of Conduct f...

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Software-Defined Perimeter ARCHITECTURE GUIDE - Japanese Translation

Software-Defined Perimeter ARCHITECTURE GUIDE - Japanese Translation
Release Date: 03/11/2020

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) Architecture Guide is designed to leverage proven, standards-based components to stop network attacks against application in...

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Open Certification Framework Working Group Charter

Open Certification Framework Working Group Charter
Release Date: 03/01/2020

The CSA Open Certification Framework (OCF) is an industry initiative to allow global, trusted independent evaluation of cloud providers. It is a program for ...

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Best Practices for Implementing a Secure Application Container Architecture - Japanese Translation

Best Practices for Implementing a Secure Application Container Architecture - Japanese Translation
Release Date: 02/27/2020

Application containers and a microservices architecture are being used to design, develop and deploy applications leveraging agile software development appro...

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Best Practices in Implementing a Secure Microservices Architecture

Best Practices in Implementing a Secure Microservices Architecture
Release Date: 02/24/2020

Application containers and a microservices architecture are being used to design, develop, and deploy applications leveraging agile software development ap...

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The Six Pillars of DevSecOps: Collective Responsibility

The Six Pillars of DevSecOps: Collective Responsibility
Release Date: 02/21/2020

The DevSecOps Working Group identified and defined six focus areas critical to integrating DevSecOps into an organization, in accordance with the six pillars...

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Cloud Usage in the Financial Services Sector

Cloud Usage in the Financial Services Sector
Release Date: 02/21/2020

This survey was created and completed by members of the the Financial Services Stakeholders Platform, a CSA working group whose main objective is to identify...

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CSA CCM v3.0.1 Addendum - Cloud OS Security Specifications
Release Date: 01/29/2020

This document is an addendum to the CCM V3.0.1 and contains a controls mapping and gap analysis between the CSA CCM and CSA's research artifact "Cloud OS Sec...

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Critical Controls Implementation for SAP

Critical Controls Implementation for SAP
Release Date: 01/06/2020

The Critical Controls Implementation for SAP is the first in a series of implementation documents that the CSA ERP Security Working Group aims to develop. Th...

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CSA CCM v3.0.1 Addendum to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s Gopala Krishna Committee (GKC) report
Release Date: 11/27/2019

This document contains a mapping and gap analysis between the cloud security requirements of CCM V3.0.1 and those of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s Gopala...

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Beyond the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Release Date: 11/19/2019

Data residency insights from around the world. This study reveals the top data protection concerns and strategies of more than 800 senior business profession...

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Code of Conduct (CoC): Statement of Adherence 3rd Party Certification
Release Date: 11/19/2019

CSA PLA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance provides a consistent and comprehensive framework for complying with the EU’s GDPR. The CSA PLA Code of Conduct f...

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PLA Code of Conduct (CoC): Statement of Adherence Self-Assessment
Release Date: 11/19/2019

CSA PLA Code of Conduct for GDPR Compliance provides a consistent and comprehensive framework for complying with the EU’s GDPR. The CSA PLA Code of Conduct f...

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Guidance for submitting the CSA Code of Conduct (CoC) for GDPR Compliance Self-Assessment
Release Date: 11/19/2019

The CSA CoC for GDPR Compliance Self-Assessment is the voluntary publication of a CSP’s self-assessment results based on the requirements specified in the PL...

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