Cloud Computing Frameworks and Standards News
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.
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The Cloud Security Alliance published its Privacy Level Agreement for Europe v2 to help consumers compare cloud providers. Expert Dan Sullivan explains how it can help U.S. companies as well. Continue Reading
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