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AI Safety Initiative

“This coalition, and the guidelines emerging from it, will set standards that help ensure AI systems are built to be secure.” - Matt Knight, Head of Security at OpenAI
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AI Safety Initiative
“Through collaborative partnerships like this, we can collectively reduce the risk of these technologies being misused by taking the steps necessary to educate and instill best practices when managing the full lifecycle of AI capabilities, ensuring—most importantly—that they are designed, developed, and deployed to be safe and secure.” 
-  Director Jen Easterly of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

About the AI Safety Initiative

Cloud Security Alliance is embarking upon a new mission to build a portfolio of best practices for the most consequential technology ever introduced. The CSA AI Safety Initiative builds upon our 15 years of earned credibility as the leader of the trusted cloud ecosystem and leverages a unique structure for rapid innovation and collaboration with governments, industry and NGOs. CSA shall:

  • Create trusted best practices for AI and make them freely available, with an initial focus on Generative AI
  • Give customers of all sizes confidence to accelerate responsible adoption due to the presence of guidelines for usage that mitigate risks
  • Complement AI assurance programs within governments with a healthy degree of industry self-regulation
  • Provide forward thinking program to address critical ethical issues and impact to society resulting from significant advances in AI over the next several years
Stay informed about AI and Participate. Help us navigate and shape the future of AI and cloud security. Sign up to receive information on CSA's emerging portfolio of AI activities and opportunities.


Upcoming AI Events

Mark your calendar for Monday, May 6th to attend the CSA AI Summit at RSAC in San Francisco. Focusing on the intersection of AI and Cloud, CSA’s AI Summit will deliver critical tools and best practices necessary to meet the rapidly evolving demands of the most consequential technology ever introduced: Artificial Intelligence. Governments, organizations and even the hackers are questioning their strategies, tactics and investments to understand if they will withstand and leverage the AI revolution. Over 1,300 attendees are expected to participate in this revolutionary CSA AI Summit, which features industry innovators and experts who will discuss critical AI and Cloud topics such as shared responsibility between AI solution provider and AI consumer, pragmatic AI usage guidelines tied to existing security and governance frameworks, how cybersecurity makes AI safe and how AI makes cybersecurity better, ethical issues and societal impact from advances in AI, and many more issues facing created by the rapid emergence of AI.

This is the event at the RSA Conference that brings together influential AI and cloud providers, security experts, and innovators dedicated to sharing best practices that address the ever-evolving challenges of cloud and cybersecurity. We hope you’ll join us!

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Artificial Intelligence Resources

Stay at the forefront of AI with our curated selection of insightful blogs and webinars. These resources offer expert perspectives, research, and real-world applications of artificial intelligence. Stay informed and broaden your knowledge of AI:

Past Events
Working Group Overview
CSA's AI working groups has been established to fulfill the mission of the AI Safety Initiative:
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Drafts & Important Docs

Who can join?

Anyone can join a working group, whether you have years of experience or want to just participate as a fly on the wall.

What is the time commitment?

The time commitment for this group varies depending on the project. You can spend a 15 minutes helping review a publication that's nearly finished or help author a publication from start to finish.

Virtual Meetings

Attend our next meeting. You can just listen in to decide if this group is a good for you or you can choose to actively participate. During these calls we discuss current projects, and well as share ideas for new projects. This is a good way to meet the other members of the group. You can view all research meetings here.

Mar

4

Mon, March 4, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
AI Technology & Risk Working Group
See details
Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 30, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrfuurrDwtH9Fc-3XWhcRVPql98IS4Uz6l

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Mar

7

Thu, March 7, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
AI Governance & Compliance Working Group Kick-Off
See details
Sean Heide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/j/82887386933

Topic: AI Governance & Compliance Working Group
Time: Nov 16, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Mar

18

Mon, March 18, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Technology & Risk Working Group
See details
Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 30, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrfuurrDwtH9Fc-3XWhcRVPql98IS4Uz6l

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Mar

21

Thu, March 21, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Governance & Compliance Working Group Kick-Off
See details
Sean Heide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/j/82887386933

Topic: AI Governance & Compliance Working Group
Time: Nov 16, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Apr

1

Mon, April 1, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Technology & Risk Working Group
See details
Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 30, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrfuurrDwtH9Fc-3XWhcRVPql98IS4Uz6l

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Apr

4

Thu, April 4, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Governance & Compliance Working Group Kick-Off
See details
Sean Heide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/j/82887386933

Topic: AI Governance & Compliance Working Group
Time: Nov 16, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Apr

15

Mon, April 15, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Technology & Risk Working Group
See details
Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 30, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Apr

18

Thu, April 18, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Governance & Compliance Working Group Kick-Off
See details
Sean Heide is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/j/82887386933

Topic: AI Governance & Compliance Working Group
Time: Nov 16, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
        Every 2 weeks on Thu, until Oct 30, 2025, 52 occurrence(s)
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• +1 689 278 1000 US

Meeting ID: 828 8738 6933

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Apr

29

Mon, April 29, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
AI Technology & Risk Working Group
See details
Hi there,

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Oct 30, 2023 08:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Open Peer Reviews

Peer reviews allow security professionals from around the world to provide feedback on CSA research before it is published.

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Risk, Audit and Compliance - Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5

Open Until: 03/05/2024

This chapter is dedicated to the core aspects of cloud security, with a particular emphasis on the implications surrounding...