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March 13, 2014

Executive Luncheon June 14th 2014

Please join the Cloud Security Alliance, Seattle Chapter for our next Executive Luncheon “Potential Security Benefits of Cloud Adoption by the State of Washington” featuring Michael Hamilton, CEO and Managing Partner with M.K. Hamilton & Associates LLC.

February 1, 2014

Healthcare IT and Compliance in the Cloud

Be sure to view our latest Podcast with John Christiansen, Attorney and Founder of Christiansen IT Law, on Healthcare IT and the Cloud. John discusses the challenges, regulatory issues, and best practices for healthcare customers to assess if Cloud Providers meet compliance requirements under HIPAA and the HITech Act and provides information to CSP’s on what they can do to meet the needs of their healthcare customers. The interview is listed on our Podcast page or the visit The Cumulus page for links to past presentations and other helpful resources.

December 27, 2013

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP)

The Cloud Security Alliance recently announced a new approach to protecting corporate assets. It is named the “Software Defined Perimeter’ or SDP. SDP is a security framework that can be deployed to protect application infrastructure from network-based attacks. The SDP incorporates security standards from a variety of organizations such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) into an integrated network security framework. Read the full article.

December 27, 2013

Risk Management for the Cloud

Be sure to view our latest Podcast with Cary Sholer, President and Founder of Farallon Risk Group, on Risk Management and Assessments in the Cloud. Cary discusses the challenges, issues, and best practices for performing risk assessments of Cloud Providers. The interview is listed on our Podcast page or the visit The Cumulus page for links to past presentations and other helpful resources.

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