Cloud Security Alliance Forms Global Enterprise Advisory Board - Members to Play an Important, Strategic Role to Help Anticipate Emerging Trends, Ensure the Security of the Cloud and Guide the Future for the World's Leading Cloud Computing Organization
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RSA Conference 2016 -- The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) today announced the formation of theCSA Global Advisory Board, a ten-member body representing some the world's most recognized experts within information technology, information security, risk management and cloud computing industries. The Global Advisory Board has been established to support CSA in further anticipating emerging trends, and as a result, increase the influence enterprises have over the future of the cloud industry's ability to address dynamic and optimal cloud security requirements.
"Cloud computing is clearly the future of IT. We believe this is a seminal moment for enterprises that will be significant for users of the cloud to take action to help assure the security of the cloud, with CSA's standards and recommendations at the forefront within this ecosystem," said Jim Reavis, CEO of the CSA. "By using this advocacy platform, we can achieve a force multiplier over our voices individually, and more effectively solve enterprise cloud security issues."
"The education and standards work the CSA has done over the years has established a great foundation, making it an obvious partner from which to drive the additional work and awareness that needs to be done to secure cloud computing for enterprise use. Cloud computing is central to many enterprise IT strategies today and it is paramount to ensure security is embedded into the DNA of the rapidly evolving nature of various cloud services," said Vinay Patel, Global Head of Information Security, Citigroup and Chair of the Global Advisory Board. "The time is now for cloud providers and enterprises to join forces towards establishing a common agenda towards this goal."
Among the members of the advisory board are: