CSA Italy joins DPSP Workshop 2016 as a Community Partner

Logo CSA (HD)SPECS is honoured to announce CSA Italy as a Community Partner for the DPSP Workshop 2016!

CSA Italy is aimed at professionals and companies who believe in the sharing of best practices to promote the success and secure use of cloud computing.

CSA Italy is non-profit italian association established in October 2011, and represents the Italian Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, certification, events and products. CSA’s activities, knowledge and extensive network benefit the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers, to governments, entrepreneurs and the assurance industry — and provide a forum through which diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem.

The Italian Chapter aims to provide guidance to companies, government, citizens in issues relating to cloud computing security. The aims of the association include:

  • To promote and develop the research on cloud computing security that can contribute to the correct and conscious use of cloud services, with particular attention to the market of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Italy.
  • To promote the sharing of knowledge on the subject, both through participation in events, conferences and seminars, and through alliances with other Security and ICT professional associations
  • To promote trainings and professional certifications based on the Cloud Security Alliance knowledge base, in particular theCertificate of Cloud Security Knowledge – CCSK (managed by CSA),  STAR certification Auditor (managed by BSI and CSA) certification CCSP-Cloud Security Certified Professional (managed by ISC2 and CSA)
  • To qualify as a privileged interlocutor in the main tables of discussion on cloud computing security and  privacy topics.

“Italy CSA is an association founded for the purposes of carrying out research and dissemination of guidelines on cloud computing infrastructures and services’ security. The goal is to support the transformation of the Italian ICT market, in particular SMEs and Public Administration, towards a conscious and secure use of cloud computing. Aware of the value that the cloud computing model adoption can generate in the Italian market, CSA Italy wants to promote a cloud-aware  cyber security knowledge that will allow Cloud Consumers to adequately assess risk in moving their data and ICT infrastructure in the cloud as well as to evaluate trust and security of Cloud Providers. “-   Alberto Manfredi , President of CSA Italy.

For more information visit CSA Italy at www.cloudsecurityalliance.it

For more information about the DPSP Workshop 2016, click here.