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Announcement: New resources added for CCSK vs CCSP webinar! Under Resources tab above.

G.I. Bill now covers CCSK! (As of September 2019)

Due to factors beyond our control, the Chapter Forum for December 3rd has been cancelled. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.

Thank you to all who signed up for this event. Denver Chapter is having one in 3 weeks in Arvada. Please sign up for it at Www.cloudsecurityalliance.org.


How the CCSK Helps You & Your Colleagues

    • The CCSK certificate is widely recognized as the standard of expertise for cloud security and provides students with the foundations in the cloud.

    • Proves competence in cloud security to partners, customers and employers.

  • Counts as 1 year of experience towards the CCSP.

Cloud Security Tools You’ll Learn How to Use:

    • Cloud Security Guidance Document.

    • ENISA recommendations

  • CSA’s cloud-specific risk & compliance tool: the Cloud Controls Matrix

Annual Sponsors



2020 Chapter Meetings

Q1: February 26|Q2: May 21 | Q3: Jul 16 | Q4: Oct 15 |

Some above dates may change. Thanks for being here!

Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Chapter & (ISC)2 Phoenix Chapter Joint Event
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
9AM-5PM (9-9:30 sign-in & coffee)

Includes Networking, Lunch and CPE Certificate
At: Rio Salado College Conference Center, at 2323 W 14th St, Tempe, AZ 85281

*FREE* Register here TODAY:


“Building Public Cloud-Ready Controls”
By Leticia Webb, Sr Director Technology Risk Management at GoDaddy

“Building a Scalable Cloud Infrastructure for the Enterprise”
By Rick Estrada, Business Development Manager West Region at Leaseweb

“Risk Assessment in the 21st Century”
Brian Grayek, Applications & Operations Security Director at CGI

“Next Generation Firewalls, Features, Management & Integration:
“How to select, plan and deploy modern perimeter security system, with a deep technical dive on the differences between Fortinet, Palo Alto, Checkpoint and Cisco”
John Nash, VP of Technology at Phreedom Technologies

SPONSORS: Avertium (formerly Terra Verde), DarkTrace, Netskope, Sophos, and Twistlock

2019 Events: Q1 Feb 26 | Q2 May 21 | Q3 Jul 16 | Q4 Oct 15 | Nov 12 SW Cloud Security Summit*
*Early Bird open! https://csacongress.org/event/southwest-az-chapter-forum-2019/
Discount codes available for CSA SW and ISC2 Phoenix


Call for Speakers:  Contact [email protected]

Latest News

October 14, 2015

Chapter Meeting Q4 2015

Date: October 20, 2015 Location: National Speakers Association, 1500 S. Priest Dr, Tempe 85281 Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm Registration: Click here to register Agenda: 11:30am – 12:00pm – Sign In 12:00pm – Welcome and introductions – Lunch buffet begins 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Building your SecDevOps Toolkit SecDevOps isn’t merely about having some conversations with […]

July 1, 2015

Chapter Meeting Q3 2015

July 28, 2015: Cloud Security Alliance – Southwest Chapter’s third meeting of 2015 was a great success. The focus was on cloud security. The participation was lively and the presentations were well received. MEETING SPONSOR Microsoft Azure Overview of the platform to understand capabilities and how it differs from some of the other large hosted Cloud […]

April 2, 2015

Chapter Meeting Q2 2015

April 21, 2015: Cloud Security Alliance – Southwest Chapter’s second meeting of 2015 was a great success. The focus was on “Shadow IT”. The participation was lively and the presentations were well received. Meeting Sponsor: Let Your Users Go Rogue Shadow IT is scary! But maybe letting people “go rogue” is a good thing.   Join Netskope for […]

January 5, 2015

Chapter Meeting Q1 2015

January 20, 2015: Cloud Security Alliance – Southwest Chapter’s first meeting of 2015 was a great success. The focus was on “Auditing the Cloud”. Many of the CSA-Southwest Chapter members mentioned that they had lots of concerns about how to manage/audit the Cloud environments within their IT network. The speakers were chosen to respond specifically to this request. Cloud Security […]

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