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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.
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The Microsoft Cloud Security Readiness Tool (CSRT) is a survey that assesses the systems, processes and productivity of an IT environment in preparation for the adoption and secure use of cloud computing services. Continue Reading
The Cloud Controls Matrix is a baseline set of security controls created by the Cloud Security Alliance to help enterprises assess the risk associated with a cloud computing provider. Continue Reading
Software-defined perimeter (SDP) is a security framework developed by the Cloud Security Alliance. All endpoints attempting to access a given infrastructure must be authenticated and authorized prior to entrance. Continue Reading
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Ed Moyle details the three most important PCI DSS 3.0 requirements that enterprises must abide by to ensure PCI compliance in the cloud. Continue Reading
Security expert Ed Moyle explains the CSA STAR certification program and how enterprises can use it to improve cloud provider security evaluations. Continue Reading
The Cloud Security Alliance software-defined perimeter initiative is meant to secure BYOD and the collective 'Internet of Things.' Continue Reading
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FedRAMP raises the bar for security among applicable cloud providers, but can it influence broader cloud computing contracts and standards? Continue Reading
Expert R.H. White walks through how to develop a business strategy that provides information security on the cloud. Continue Reading
Tackling security in the cloud is a tough issue and it can be difficult to prove the results of these efforts. This Insider Edition begins with an in-depth look at the basis of a strong cloud security posture -- strong and clear cloud-security ... Continue Reading
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Certification expert Ed Tittel examines the growing number of cloud computing security certifications, both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific. Continue Reading
They're not perfect, but SOC 2 reports are becoming the baseline for cloud provider security assessments. Expert Dave Shackleford discusses. Continue Reading
Cloud service providers are working with authorized third-party auditors to meet FedRAMP security controls. The 3PAOs tell us how it’s going, so far. Continue Reading