Cloud Computing Frameworks and Standards News
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.
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Experts Ed Tittel and Mary Kyle examine the growing number of cloud computing security certifications, both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific. Continue Reading
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