Navisite becomes a member of the Cloud Security Alliance
What is the Cloud Security Alliance?
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a global a not-for-profit (501(c)6) organization dedicated to promoting security assurance within cloud computing by developing and raising awareness of best practices through education. The CSA has a presence outside America, including robust teams in both EMEA and APAC, and holds a summit each year at Infosecurity Europe. Its core activities include research of cloud computing security assurance issues with a view to developing best practice guidelines, along with educational outreach programmes designed to help industry improve their cloud security practices.
Why is Navisite joining the CSA?
As part of the CSA, Navisite aims to collaborate with security leaders to further develop best practices and provide thought leadership. Mark Arnold, Senior Director of Security & Compliance at Navisite, sits on the CSA working groups to increase Navisite’s contribution in multiple areas of cloud security research and believes that this membership helps Navisite to lead by example and champion the importance of cybersecurity:
“Navisite's continued commitment to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) places our organization at the forefront of conversations regarding the security of cloud computing. As an international organization, the CSA continues to drive best practices for securing cloud assets against the ever-increasing volume of cloud threats globally. The velocity of cloud attacks requires our business to be current on the latest cloud security strategies, working groups, and research to better serve our clients. The engagement with CSA provides a seat at the table with leading security leaders to drive relevant cloud computing conversations and to offer our thought leadership and cloud management expertise.”
What does it mean for Navisite clients?
Navisite has always been an industry leader in terms of providing secure solutions for its clients, and has been awarded the ISO 27001 Information Security Management Certification. Becoming a member of the CSA adds an extra level of security assurance specific to cloud computing, demonstrating our commitment to engage with the global cloud security community and providing leadership in this area. More importantly, by staying at the forefront of cloud security, we can share our knowledge of the latest best practices with our clients, helping to secure their cloud footprints.
Finally, membership of the CSA also bolsters the professional development of our cloud security experts, helping our team to keep our skill set ahead of the curve with cloud certifications such as the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) - so our clients can rest assure their cloud services are being managed in line with the optimal security standards.