Trusted Cloud Initiative

Mission Statement: To Promote Education, Research and Certification of Secure and Interoperable Identity in the Cloud

Updated April 27, 2010

The Trusted Cloud Initiative will help cloud providers develop industry-recommended, secure and interoperable identity, access and compliance management configurations, and practices. We will develop reference models, education, certification criteria and a cloud provider self-certification toolset in 2010. This will be developed in a vendor-neutral manner, inclusive of all CSA members and affiliates who wish to participate.

Key Information

Research Advisory (27-Apr-2010)
CSA Domain 12 Identity & Access Management Whitepaper
Initial Press Release (1-Mar-2010)
Joining Initiative
Initiative Milestones
Trusted Cloud Information Portal
CSA Trusted Cloud Initiative LinkedIn SubGroup
Blog Posting: 3 Problems Cloud Security Certification Can Solve

Trusted Cloud Initiative Leadership

Liam Lynch, chief security strategist, eBay
Nick Nikols, vice president of product management for Novell Identity and Security

Joining Initiative

There are two steps to participate in the Trusted Cloud Initiative:

1. Join CSA Working Group 5: Identity and Access Mgt, Encryption & Key Mgt, indicating your focus area preference(s) below:

2. Join the CSA Trusted Cloud Initiative LinkedIn SubGroup for official initiative updates.

Initiative Milestones

Q1 2010

Q2 2010

Q3 2010

Q4 2010

Initiative Sponsor


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