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Working Group

Blockchain/Distributed Ledger

This group investigates relevant use cases, and security implications of blockchain. Currently they are creating a framework and glossary that would help provide guidance and security around: wallets, exchanges, cryptography and more.
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Crypto-Asset Exchange Security Guidelines
Crypto-Asset Exchange Security Guidelines

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Blockchain/Distributed Ledger
Working Group Overview

This group investigates relevant use cases and security implications of blockchain. Currently, they are creating a framework and glossary that would help provide guidance and security around: wallets, exchanges, cryptography, and more. We welcome anyone who would like to join, even if you would like to just listen in on your first call. 


What do we discuss? 

During these meetings, we typically discuss changes in the industry and collaborate on projects the group is currently working on.


Drafts & Important Docs

Working Group Leadership

Ashish Mehta
Ashish Mehta

Ashish Mehta

Cybersecurity - Sr. Risk Manager & Security Architect

Ashish Mehta has extensive experience in cybersecurity, blockchain, web development, IT management, financial markets, and the energy industry.

He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Blockchain Working Group and is a part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Quantum-Safe Security Leadership Teams at the Cloud Security Alliance. In that capacity, he is responsible for pushing their multiple research efforts as well as coordinating with ...

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Alexandre Castaing
Alexandre Castaing

Alexandre Castaing

Board Member, ISACA Luxembourg

Alexandre Castaing is a thought leader who promote innovation as well actionable risk practices. He gathers more than 17 years of experience in risk, audit as well as information security from a wide range of industries. He held global roles in financial services for many years and has worked mostly for large organizations including financial regulators.

Alexandre has a long track record of senior leadership engagement on strategic op...

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Publications in ReviewOpen Until
Guidelines for Auditing AIJul 31, 2024
Data Privacy Engineering Working Group Charter 2024Aug 08, 2024
Using Asymmetric Cryptography to Help Achieve Zero Trust ObjectivesAug 12, 2024
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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.

Jul

24

Wed, July 24, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements

  • Kick-off Blockchain/AI solution evaluation project


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https://zoom.us/j/202373686

Meeting ID: 202 373 686

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Jul

26

Fri, July 26, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

2

Fri, August 2, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

7

Wed, August 7, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Working Meeting
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 

  • Subgroup update: DLT Privacy Governance framework as an assessment tool for internal DLT Privacy audits in the Financial Sector


Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 202 373 686

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Meeting ID: 202 373 686
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Aug

9

Fri, August 9, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

16

Fri, August 16, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

21

Wed, August 21, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements

  • Kick-off Blockchain/AI solution evaluation project


Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/202373686

Meeting ID: 202 373 686

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Meeting ID: 202 373 686
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Aug

23

Fri, August 23, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

30

Fri, August 30, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Sep

4

Wed, September 4, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Working Meeting
See details
Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 

  • Subgroup update: DLT Privacy Governance framework as an assessment tool for internal DLT Privacy audits in the Financial Sector


Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/202373686

Meeting ID: 202 373 686

One tap mobile
+16699009128,,202373686# US (San Jose)
+16465588656,,202373686# US (New York)

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        +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
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Meeting ID: 202 373 686
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aeuZDvhgcS

Sep

6

Fri, September 6, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Sep

13

Fri, September 13, 7:00am - 8:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Open Peer Reviews

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

Learn how to participate in a peer review here.

Guidelines for Auditing AI

Open Until: 07/31/2024

Guidelines for Auditing AI presents a comprehensive framework for auditing AI systems, emphasizing the need for tr...

Data Privacy Engineering Working Group Charter 2024

Open Until: 08/08/2024

The Data Privacy Engineering Working Group (DPE WG) is chartered with the mission to integrate privacy-centric methodologie...

Using Asymmetric Cryptography to Help Achieve Zero Trust Objectives

Open Until: 08/12/2024

This paper investigates the convergence of asymmetric cryptography and Zero Trust architecture, exploring the utilization o...