September 24, 2012
ATLANTA, Sept. 24 — CloudeAssurance, Inc. – an eFortresses Company, in partnership with the Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) is co-sponsoring the 2012 Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) EMEA Congress scheduled for September 25-26.
With the global cloud services revenue projected to reach $148.8 billion by 2014 and $241 billion by 2020, Information Security can either become a nightmare or an enabler for cloud adoption, particularly with recent increases in highly publicized cloud security breaches.
"We made the strategic decision to sponsor this cloud security industry event in line with our go to market strategy for CloudeAssurance and the launch of the HISPI managed Cloud Assurance Assessor Program (CAAP)," explained Taiye Lambo, Founder of CloudeAssurance, Inc. "As part of this sponsorship, I'm also looking forward to participating in the panel discussions with fellow practitioners and thought leaders in the cloud security industry for the EMEA market, a market where I started out in information security 15 years ago".
CloudeAssurance SaaS platform is the industry's first truly risk-intelligent rating and continuous monitoring system assuring cloud service provider's cloud security and governance, risk and compliance. Customers can know which cloud providers have the best cloud assurance score and history, a measure of cloud trust they can depend on. This platform enables safe and secure adoption of Cloud Computing! The CAAP provides the validation process for cloud service provider's scores obtained from CloudeAssurance.
About eFortresses, Inc. and CloudeAssurance, Inc.
eFortresses, Inc. is a 10-year old Cyber Security & Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Solutions company with a focus on cloud computing security.
CloudeAssurance, Inc. is the software division of eFortresses, Inc. focused on Cloud Security Scoring through a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) licensing and delivery model.
CloudeAssurance's Rating System is based on a proven "holistic approach" to Security & GRC management field tested over 10 years by eFortresses, Inc.
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About The Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute
The Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) is an independent certification organization providing training and certification on the integration of best practices for enterprise and cloud information security management, auditing and compliance requirements. HISPI's Training and Certification program was created to address shortages of information security and compliance professionals that practice integration techniques.
Source: Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute
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