Cloud Security Alliance
Austin Chapter

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Why join our chapter?

CSA chapter membership allows opportunities for continued learning, security awareness, networking, and career growth.

    • Network with peers and subject matter experts
    • Gain valuable insight from industry professionals and peers
    • Build cloud security awareness at the community level
    • Participate in cloud security education and training locally
    • Participate in CSA research and development
    • Discuss cloud vulnerabilities and brainstorm solutions
    • Spread CSA and cloud security outreach in the community
    • Be a leader in the cloud security field

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Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK)

The CCAK credential and training program fills the gap in the market for technical education for cloud IT auditing. More info...

Learn how to develop a holistic cloud security program relative to globally accepted standards using the CSA Security Guidance V.4 and recommendations from ENISA. More info...

The Security, Trust, Assurance, and Risk (STAR) Registry is a publicly accessible registry that documents the security and privacy controls provided by popular cloud computing offerings. More info...

It is composed of 197 control objectives that are structured in 17 domains covering all key aspects of cloud technology.  More info...

Zero Trust Architecture

Zero Trust is a network security concept centered on the belief that organizations should not automatically trust anything inside or outside traditional perimeters and aims to defend enterprise assets.  More info...

Chapter Updates

  • Posted in: Austin Chapter

    As part of my community building effort with informing, educating and building a zero-trust culture, Bedroc ( https://bedroc.com , my current company is leading an upcoming 4-hour training event that will be locally hosted at the Capital Factory this ...

  • Posted in: Austin Chapter

    I found that there are a number of articles on Zero Trust but nothing truly as substantial as the NIST guidelines besides obtaining a few published titles. Happy Reading! •Zero Trust Networks- Evan Gilman and Doug Barth •Practical Cloud Security- Chris ...

  • Posted in: Austin Chapter

    If CSA community practitioners haven't encountered this one before, and looking for one, this one is a solid guidance framework that I've been using to help guide my cloud customers on internal controls, called the SCF (Secure Controls Framework). It ...

  • Posted in: Austin Chapter

    Shouldn't cloud security professionals get together to swap war stories over a pint? Seriously though, I'm primarily interested in connecting with this community, but haven't seen many events. If there are chapter meetings, can someone point me? Thanks, ...