Cloud Computing Frameworks and Standards
- February 03, 2016
The EU and U.S. agree on Privacy Shield as the replacement for the Safe Harbor framework for transatlantic data flows, though questions remain over privacy protection details.
- January 28, 2016
An advocacy group representing cloud providers such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM has criticized FedRAMP and called on the government to fix the cloud certification program.
- April 20, 2015
The Cloud Security Alliance and the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium introduced a new, jointly developed cloud security certification.
- April 09, 2015
CipherCloud's new Global Compliance Resource Center aims to clear up the confusion around global compliance and data privacy protection laws as they pertain to the cloud.
- March 06, 2015
The Cloud Security Alliance's new frameworks for the European Union offer baseline security measures for government agencies worldwide deploying secure cloud services.
- September 29, 2014
A recent study from the Cloud Security Alliance shows strong support for global data privacy standards as well as a consumer bill of rights, but there are major obstacles for privacy in the cloud.
- July 18, 2014
The Cloud Security Alliance has updated its Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) and Consensus Assessments Questionnaire (CAIQ) to help enterprises standardize cloud provider security assessments.
- May 29, 2014
The consequences for cloud service providers missing the FedRAMP deadline remain unclear, though experts say those in the queue are in good shape.
- December 19, 2013
The Cloud Security Alliance hopes Cloud Trust Protocol will boost cloud transparency by automating customer requests for cloud provider security data.
- December 10, 2013
Video: CSA CEO Jim Reavis recaps the 2013 Cloud Security Alliance Congress, including its SAFECode partnership and Software Defined Perimeter effort.
- September 26, 2013
The CEO of a FedRAMP 3PAO warned of the limitations of the FedRAMP cloud security standard when using it to assess cloud security.
- April 26, 2013
The yet-unnamed certification will seek to validate skills of cloud security pros, but it's unclear how it may complement or overlap with existing certs.
- April 26, 2013
In response to growing SMB cloud security issues, the Cloud Security Alliance announced a new working group and membership level focused on SMBs.
- August 31, 2012
CSA will work with Fujitsu Laboratories of America on best practices, standards for securing big data.
- July 24, 2012
Amazon Web Services has filed details on its security controls with Cloud Security Alliance online registry, showing a new level of transparency.