This group aims to provide organizations with an up-to-date, expert-informed understanding of cloud security risks, threats and vulnerabilities in order to make educated risk-management decisions regarding cloud adoption strategies.View Current Projects
Working Group Leadership
Head of Risk, Audit, Control and Compliance
Since 2012 Michael has contributed to over 100 CSA projects completed by CSA's Internet of Things, Zero Trust/Software-Defined Perimeter, Top Threats, Cloud Control Matrix, Containers/Microservices, DevSecOps, and other working groups. He has also served as co-chair of CSA's Enterprise Architecture, Top Threats, and Security-as-a-Service working groups while also serving as the Standards Liaison Officer for IoT, ICS, EA, SECaaS, and Cloud K...
Jon-Michael C. Brook, Principal at Guide Holdings, LLC, has 20 years of experience in Information Security with such organizations as Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Booz Allen Hamilton, Optiv Security and Symantec. Mr. Brook's work traverses the government, financial, healthcare, gaming, oil and gas and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Brook obtained a number of industry certifications, including CISSP and CCSK, has patents and trade secrets in...
Alexander Stone Getsin is a financial technologies security leader with particular expertise and interest in cloud security, secure application design, and security governance. Alex is the lead author of industry security best practices, particularly with the Cloud Security Alliance, Top Threats research group, and the (ISC)2 Israeli Chapter, which he helps champion as a co-chairman. Alex leverages a decade of experience in finance, militar...
Senior Cyber Analyst/Engineer
Vic Hargrave has 20 years of experience in cybersecurity working for Everfox, Forcepoint Federal, Trend Micro, and VMware developing a broad range of security solutions including user-entity behavior analytics, threat management, and content filtering. Vic specializes in behavior analytics and insider threat risk. He has co-authored several publications with the Top Treat Working Group and is active in the CSA AI Technology and Risk Worki...
|Publications in Review
|Risk, Audit and Compliance - Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5
|Mar 05, 2024
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.
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.
No scheduled meetings for this working group in the next 60 days.
Open Peer Reviews
Peer reviews allow security professionals from around the world to provide feedback on CSA research before it is published.
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...