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Cloud Key Management

The Cloud Key Management working group aims to facilitate the standards for seamless integration between CSPs and key broker services.
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Cloud Key Management
Working Group Overview

The working group will author guidelines and best practices, and promote standards that enhance the lives of technology professionals tasked with adopting and optimizing key management systems for use with cloud services.

What do we discuss during our meetings? 

During these meetings we typically discuss changes in the industry that relate to cloud key management, and collaborate on projects the group is working on.

Drafts & Important Docs

Working Group Leadership

Parthasarathi Chakraborty
Parthasarathi Chakraborty

Parthasarathi Chakraborty

Associate VP, Cloud Security, Cyber Innovation and R&D

Partha has over 20 years of cyber security leadership experience in the financial services and healthcare industry. An active speaker and panelist in major cyber security conferences around the world, and frequently called in for views and interviews in electronic media like The Economist, UK. Very much passionate about learning new technologies and writing on recent groundbreaking cyber trends. He is also the founder of Cloud Security Pra...

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Sam Pfanstiel Ph.D.
Sam Pfanstiel Ph.D.

Sam Pfanstiel Ph.D.

Principal in Industry Solutions at Coalfire

As Principal in the Industry Solutions team at Coalfire, Sam is responsible for providing advisory and assessment services for P2PE, PIN, and 3DS solutions and components; performing SSF application security assessments; and identifying the security and compliance impacts of innovative payment technologies for merchants and providers. Sam has been a key member of the Coalfire payments team for five years, bringing a quarter-century of exper...

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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.



Wed, July 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cloud key Management Working Group Call
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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...