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


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





2019 Chapter Meetings

February 26|May 21|August 27|November 21

 All Chapter meetings run from Noon – 4pm

Please Join us Feb 26 for Cloud Security Alliance Q1 Chapter Education Event

WHO:  Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Chapter invites you and your colleagues to join us

WHEN :  Tuesday, February 26, 2018, Noon-4PM

 WHAT:  Guest Expert Speakers:

“Deploying practical identity management for IoT (Identity, Entitlement and Access Management)”

By J Kristian Gonzalez, Cloud Technology Architect, and CEO of IoT Home Lab, LLC

 “Strategies for implementation of MFA on SaaS applications with minimal user impact:

By Mike Manrod, CISO for Grand Canyon University

“Incident Response and Automation: SOARing in the Cloud”

By Matt Clark, Solutions Architect with Netskope and past Chapter President

WHERE:  Address: 3402 E University Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Parking and entrance Instructions will be confirmed to registered attendees

HOW:  Register TODAY at no charge, to join us

WHY:  Learn cloud security methods, network with industry peers, earn CPE hours.  Free lunch!

HOW:  Register NOW at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cloud-security-alliance-csa-q1-chapter-education-event-tickets-55596124505

Sponsors:  Netskope, PhoenixNAP, Terra Verde

Right after the CSA meeting Netskope will be hosting a happy hour at Pedal House Brewery in Tempe. Time to relax, socialize, see old friends and make new ones.

Pedal Haus Brewery

730 S Mill Ave #102 Tempe, AZ 85281


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