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The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, released its schedule of workshops and CSA Working Group sessions taking place in conjunction with the upcoming Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 conference scheduled forSeptember 13-16 at the San Jose Convention Center. Presented by CSA Congress and IAPP Privacy Academy, the workshops and working group sessions will provide attendees with advanced knowledge and collaboration opportunities on some of the most forward-looking cloud computing technologies, initiatives and global concerns.

This year’s workshop schedule includes the following:

  • Software Assurance: Putting Industry Best Practices into Action
  • Cloud Controls Matrix Foundation Workshop
  • Cloud Safety and Privacy Audits: A 360-Degree Crash Course
  • Meeting the Challenges of Privacy, Security and Compliance in the Cloud

“This year, we have worked to design a training track that will provide attendees with valuable knowledge, no matter where they are in their cloud adoption, to better understand and tackle some of the top challenges and concerns organizations are facing when implementing and managing cloud technology,” said J.R. Santos, Executive Vice President of Research at the CSA. “These workshops are designed to really get to the heart of the matter at a deeper level and in an intimate setting that naturally fosters knowledge building, idea exchange and problem solving.”

Aside from the workshops, Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 will serve as host to a number of important CSA Working Group sessions where CSA members will look to collaborate on and move forward with a number of important research and guidance efforts on behalf of the CSA.  Scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 at the Blossom Hill Room at San Jose Marriot, CSA Working Groups scheduled to meet include:

  • Containerization
  • Internet of Things
  • Mobile Application Security Testing Initiative
  • Open API
  • Open Certification Framework
  • Quantum Safe Security
  • Security as a Service
  • New Research Working Groups: Blockchain & Data Center Security

Presented by the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress, the P.S.R. Conference, now in its third year, is expected to draw approximately 1,500 privacy and cloud security professionals. The event brings together two related fields—privacy and safety- with important perspective to help practitioners excel in their role.  The event aims to deliver the most thought-provoking speakers and sessions led by the foremost experts and provides invaluable opportunities to connect and share ideas. The join event will provide attendees with more than double the education and networking opportunities with the leading innovators and practitioners in technology, security and privacy for the price of a single conference.

For further information, visit www.iapp.org/conference.