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CSA Guide to Cloud Computing
Implementing Cloud Privacy and Security
1st Edition - September 22, 2014
Authors: Raj Samani, Brian Honan, Jim Reavis
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CSA Guide to Cloud Computing brings you the most current and comprehensive understanding of cloud security issues and deployment techniques from industry thought leaders at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
For many years the CSA has been at the forefront of research and analysis into the most pressing security and privacy related issues associated with cloud computing. CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provides you with a one-stop source for industry-leading content, as well as a roadmap into the future considerations that the cloud presents.
The authors of CSA Guide to Cloud Computing provide a wealth of industry expertise you won't find anywhere else. Author Raj Samani is the Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA; author Jim Reavis is the Executive Director of CSA; and author Brian Honan is recognized as an industry leader in the ISO27001 standard. They will walk you through everything you need to understand to implement a secure cloud computing structure for your enterprise or organization.
Your one-stop source for comprehensive understanding of cloud security from the foremost thought leaders in the industry
Insight into the most current research on cloud privacy and security, compiling information from CSA's global membership
Analysis of future security and privacy issues that will impact any enterprise that uses cloud computing
InfoSec professionals of all levels; systems architects; app developers; project managers; IT decision-makers; students studying information security and computer science.
About the Authors
About the Cloud Security Alliance
CSA Guide to Cloud Computing—Introduction
Chapter 1. Cloud Computing, What is it and What’s the Big Deal?
Defining Cloud Computing
Economic Opportunities for Cloud Computing
The Cloud is “Not” Secure
Chapter 2. Selecting and Engaging with a Cloud Service Provider
Security, Trust and Assurance Repository Initiative
Engaging with the Cloud Service Provider
Chapter 3. The Cloud Threat Landscape
The Cloud Threat Landscape
Additional Cloud Threats
Chapter 4. Secure Cloud for Mobile Computing
Mobile Top Threats: Evil 8.0
Addressing the Threat: Mobile Components for Consideration
Chapter 5. Making the Move into the Cloud
Cloud Computing Checklist
Security for the Cloud
Chapter 6. Certification for Cloud Service Providers
Certification for Cloud Service Providers
Chapter 7. The Privacy Imperative
Does Cloud Computing Make My Data Any Less Private?
Privacy Level Agreement
Data Protection Certification
Chapter 8. Cloud Security Alliance Research
Big Data Working Group
Cloud Data Governance
Enterprise Architecture Working Group
Incident Management and Forensics
Security as a Service
Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing
Software Defined Perimeter
Chapter 9. Dark Clouds, What to Do In The Event of a Security Incident
Building a Security Incident Response Team
Incident Response Challenges in the Cloud
Chapter 10. The Future Cloud
More, More, and More
Cloud Computing for Critical Infrastructure
Defining the Security Requirements for Tomorrow’s Cloud
No. of pages: 236
Published: September 22, 2014
Paperback ISBN: 9780124201255
eBook ISBN: 9780124201859
Raj Samani is an active member of the Information Security industry, through involvement with numerous initiatives to improve the awareness and application of security in business and society. He is currently working as the VP, Chief Technical Officer for McAfee EMEA, having previously worked as the Chief Information Security Officer for a large public sector organisation in the UK and was recently inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame (2012).
He previously worked across numerous public sector organisations, in many cyber security and research orientated working groups across Europe. Examples include the midata Interoperability Board, as well as representing DIGITALEUROPE on the Smart Grids Reference Group established by the European Commission in support of the Smart Grid Mandate.
In addition, Raj is currently the Cloud Security Alliance’s Strategic Advisor for EMEA having previously served as the Vice President for Communications in the ISSA UK Chapter where he presided over the award of Chapter Communications Programme of the Year 2008 and 2009, having previously established the UK mentoring programme. He is also on the advisory council for the Infosecurity Europe show, Infosecurity Magazine, and expert on both searchsecurity.co.uk, and Infosec portal, and regular columnist on Computer Weekly. He has had numerous security papers published, and appeared on television (ITV and More4) commenting on computer security issues. He has also provided assistance in the 2006 RSA Wireless Security Survey and part of the consultation committee for the RIPA Bill (Part 3).
Brian Honan is recognized as an industry expert on information security, in particular the ISO27001 information security standard, and has addressed a number of major conferences relating to the management and securing of information technology. Brian was a founding member of the Irish Corporate Windows NT User Group and also established Ireland’s first ever national Computer Security Incident Response Team. He is a member of the Information Systems Security Association, Irish Information Security Forum, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and a member of the Irish Computer Society and the Business Continuity Institute. Brian’s previous publications include The Cloud Security Rules, ISO27001 in a Windows Environment, and Implementing ISO27001 in a Windows Environment.
Affiliations and expertise
Information Systems Security Association
Jim Reavis is the Executive Director of the CSA, and was recently named as one of the Top 10 cloud computing leaders by SearchCloudComputing.com. Jim is the President of Reavis Consulting Group, LLC, where he advises security companies, large enterprises and other organizations on the implications of new trends and how to take advantage of them. Jim has previously been an international board member of the ISSA and formerly served as the association’s Executive Director. Jim was a co-founder of the Alliance for Enterprise Security Risk Management, a partnership between the ISSA, ISACA and ASIS, formed to address the enterprise risk issues associated with the convergence of logical and traditional security. Jim currently serves in an advisory capacity for many of the industry’s most successful companies.