Cloud Security Alliance


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Cloud Security Alliance

Introduced in 2008, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a membership organization devoted to providing best practices and security assurance in cloud computing. With more than 80,000 members worldwide, the Cloud Security Alliance provides education and certification as well as research and development. More than 30 working groups are involved in cloud security issues.

Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)
CSA's Cloud Controls Matrix is a framework of security concepts and principles that provides members with comprehensive details regarding information security in a cloud environment. See cloud computing and cloud security.
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For more information about the Cloud Security Alliance, visit: https://cloudsecurityalliance.
The Cloud Security Alliance is an international organization based in Bellingham, and focuses on ensuring a secure cloudcomputing environment.
For the present day, though multiple security techniques are implemented and few algorithms in pipeline, a separate consortium - Cloud Security Alliance concentrates mainly on security issues [7].
A Cloud Security Alliance global report reveals decisions concerning the security of data in the cloud has shed from the IT room to the boardroom - 61 per cent of those surveyed indicate executives are now involved in such decisions.
Jim Reavis is the co-founder of the Cloud Security Alliance.
There is also a 6th characteristic of cloud computing advocated by the Cloud Security Alliance which is Multi Tenacity.
Contributors included ATOS, Cloud Security Alliance, ENISA, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, and Telecom Italia.
John Howie, COO, Cloud Security Alliance, said in the PC360 article that the major providers tend to do well with security measures.
Meanwhile, a survey by the Cloud Security Alliance, an industry group, found that 10 percent of its non-US members have canceled contracts with US-based cloud providers since May.
Umar Saif, Chairman PITB and Nahil Mahmood, Founder & President, Cloud Security Alliance Pakistan, were the people behind this oneof-a-kind event, which was held at the Arfa Technology Park Lahore.
ISO 27001, NIST and Cloud Security Alliance are all working toward providing guidelines for the cloud industry.
Dubai-based Optimus Technology and Telecommunications, a regional value-added distributor of IT and telecommunications products, said it has been named by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) as new master training partner (MTP) for the Middle East region.