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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,

TBD:  (Special Events)

CCSK Study Series (Virtual on 14 domains)

October Cloud Security 1-day Forum 

Call for Speakers:  Contact [email protected]

February Meeting Sponsors: PhoenixNAP Netskope Terra Verde               

Call for Speakers for our 2019 Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Chapter events 

Topics for consideration:

Cloud security domains (based on the CCSK cloud security certification)

1 – Cloud Computing Concepts and Architecture

2 – Governance and Enterprise Risk Management

3 – Legal Issues, Contracts and Electronic Discovery

4 – Compliance and Audit Management

5 – Information Governance

6 – Management Plan and Business Continuity

7 – Infrastructure Security

8 – Virtualization and Containers

9 – Incident Response

10 – Application Security

11 – Data Security and Encryption

12 – Identity, Entitlement and Access Management

13 – Security as a Service

14 – Related Technologies

These cover introduction to cloud computing, infrastructure, cloud security operations, risk and governance, and data and access security.

These topics based on CSA active Research Workgroups are also welcome

Artificial Intelligence (AI) • Blockchain • Cloud CISC • Cloud Component Specifications • Cloud Controls Matrix • Cloud Security Services Management • Consensus Assessments • Containers and Microservices • DevSecOps • Enterprise Architecture • ERP Security • Financial Services Stakeholder Platform • Health Information Management • ICS Security • Internet of Things • Key Management • Mobile Application Security Testing (MAST) • Open Certification • Open API • Privacy Level Agreement • Quantum-safe Security • Security as a Service • Security Guidance • Software Defined Perimeter • Top Threats

Send your proposed topic, a title for your talk, and a short bio to:

[email protected]
For the Cloud Security Alliance Southwest Chapter


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