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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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Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud - Japanese Translation

Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud - Japanese Translation
Release Date: 11/18/2019

This initiative aims to develop a research whitepaper, focusing on building up a cloud security services management platform. This whitepaper will serve as a...

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Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven - Japanese Translation

Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven - Japanese Translation
Release Date: 11/18/2019

The purpose of the report is to provide organizations with an up-to-date, expert-informed understanding of cloud security concerns in order to make educated ...

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Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification

Requirements for Bodies Providing STAR Certification
Release Date: 10/28/2019

This document outlines how to conduct a STAR certification assessments to the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) as part of an ISO 27001 assessment.

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Software-Defined Perimeter as a DDoS Prevention Mechanism

Software-Defined Perimeter as a DDoS Prevention Mechanism
Release Date: 10/27/2019

The primary goal of this document is to increase the awareness and understanding of SDP as a tool to prevent DDoS attacks by demonstrating its efficiency and...

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Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST) - Charter
Release Date: 10/22/2019

Mobile Applications are becoming an integral part of not just modern enterprises but also of human existence and a huge part of this shift is due to the emer...

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Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v2

Guidelines for CPAs Providing CSA STAR Attestation v2
Release Date: 09/20/2019

This document provides guidance for CPAs in conducting a STAR Attestation. It includes relevant information including: professional requirements, competency ...

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CAIQ v3.1 (redirect)
Release Date: 09/17/2019

Original URL for the v3.1 version of CAIQ.

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Mapping of 'The Guidelines' Security Recommendations to CCM
Release Date: 09/05/2019

This document contains the additional controls that serves to bridge the gap between CCM V3.0.1 and the controls within 'Guideline on Effectively Managing Se...

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Gap Analysis Report on Mapping CSA’s Cloud Controls Matrix to ‘Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud’

Gap Analysis Report on Mapping CSA’s Cloud Controls Matrix to ‘Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Service in the Cloud’
Release Date: 09/05/2019

The report summarizes the mapping of CCM v3.0.1 to 'Guideline on Effectively Managing Security Services in the Cloud' and provides gap analysis on the results.

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Six Pillars of DevSecOps

Six Pillars of DevSecOps
Release Date: 08/07/2019

In our current state of cyber security, there has been a large growth of application flaws that bypass the continuing addition of security frameworks to ensu...

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Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven

Top Threats to Cloud Computing: Egregious Eleven
Release Date: 08/06/2019

The report provides organizations with an up-to-date, expert-informed understanding of cloud security concerns in order to make educated risk-management deci...

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