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Mobile Application Security Testing – Sum-Up & Landscape Overview
Open Until: 06/08/2020
Users place a good deal of trust in mobile app stores’ abilities to review, test, flag and block apps that exhibit undesirable behavior. However, even with t...
Healthcare Big Data in the Cloud
Open Until: 06/17/2020
We are living in the information age. There are large and complex data sets generated daily. Data is generated by social media, emails, as well as numerous d...
Application Containers and Microservices Working Group Charter
Open Until: 06/26/2020
This charter outlines the mission, scope and responsibilities, structure, etc. of the Application Containers and Microservices Working Group through 2021.
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group Charter
Open Until: 06/28/2020
This charter outlines the mission, scope and responsibilities, structure, etc. of the Blockchain/DLT Working Group through 2021.
Cloud IAM SurveyClosing: June 21st
The goal of this survey is to better understand the cloud workload security
challenges in the next 12 months, and how companies and organizations will
likely address these security challenges.
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Nintendo Switch Lites, Apple TVs, iPad Minis and Amazon $50 gift cards. To
enter the raffle, please provide your email at the end of the survey.
QSS Awareness Survey 2020
Time: 3 mins to complete
Deadline: June 19, 2020
The goal of this survey is to collect information from security professionals on their awareness of quantum safe issues and the approaches that can be used to address them.
Past Survey Results
Cloud Security Complexity
Release Date: 05/21/2019
CSA’s latest survey examines information security concerns in complex cloud environment. The survey of 700 IT and security professionals aims to analyze and ...
Custom Applications and IaaS Trends 2017
Release Date: 04/07/2017
Despite the wide range of commercial off-the-shelf applications, both on-premises and cloud-based, enterprises continue to develop their own custom applicati...
Cloud Adoption and Security in India
Release Date: 11/22/2016
The “State on Cloud Adoption and Security in 2016: India” survey was circulated in an effort to understand and evaluate cloud computing trends in India. W...
Cloud Adoption Practices & Priorities in the Chinese Financial Sector
Release Date: 10/28/2016
We circulated the “Financial Services Industry Cloud Adoption Survey: China” survey to IT and security professionals in the Financial Services Institution...
Defeating Insider Threats
Release Date: 10/19/2016
As a follow up to the Top Threats in Cloud Computing and from the months of May to July 2016 we surveyed approximately 100 professionals on the extent of ...
Release Date: 08/17/2016
With several years of cloud adoption in organizations, approaches to security have been evolving rapidly. To dig deeper into these concerns and the contro...
Release Date: 04/19/2016
The goal of the Identity Solutions: Security Beyond the Perimeter survey was to address Insufficient Identity, Credential, and Access Management and gain ...
The Cloud Balancing Act for IT: Between Promise and Peril
Release Date: 01/13/2016
Cloud Adoption does not have to mean opening up your organization to increased security risks and threats if the right policies are in place. That’s what ...
SME Cloud Security
Release Date: 06/01/2015
This 2015 Hong Kong Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) Cloud Adoption, Security and Privacy Readiness Survey was conducted by the Internet Society H...
Cloud Adoption In The Financial Services Sector
Release Date: 03/05/2015
We circulated the “How Cloud is Being Used in the Financial Sector” survey to IT and security professionals in financial services institutions. The goal w...
Cloud Adoption Practices & Priorities
Release Date: 01/09/2015
The benefits for enterprises moving to the cloud are clear: greater business agility, data availability, collaboration, and cost savings. The cloud is als...
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 ent...
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 t...
Government Access to Information
Release Date: 07/23/2013
The survey received almost 500 responses from CSA members around the world. It found that 56% of non-US residents were now less likely to use US-based cloud ...
Cloud Consumer Advocacy Questionnaire
Release Date: 11/16/2011
The purpose of this survey was to capture the current state of data governance and data security capabilities offered by leading cloud service providers i...
Release Date: 08/01/2011
The purpose of this survey is to capture the current state of data governance and data security capabilities offered by leading cloud service providers in th...