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A day of CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) Belux and LSEC Cloud Security. From vulnerability assessements best practices (Toreon) in the cloud to secdeveops and agile (Bitsensor). From containers and kubernetes developments and their security management challenges (Trend Micro) to key management and hardware keys (ATOS), from Cloud Act to GDPR Code of Conduct (CSA) and Cloud Services Providers certification (TimeLex & LSEC). From cloud application governance (KBC) to layer seven solutions encapsulating all security risks (Symantec). The cloud is omnipresent and not caring is being plain ignorant on some of the most exciting current security developments and related opportunities. Take a look at the perspectives presented on May 14th in Brussels at the Vandervalk Hotel in Diegem.
For an overview of the day and presentation, including a way to contact the presentors and participants, take a look on the day page.
March 20th, LSEC - CSA Belux in collaboration with the Belgian Cyber Security Coalition and KPMG organised the Belux CSA (Cloud Security Alliance) Chapter Meeting at KPMG in Antwerp. Cloud Security has matured over the last decade, and recent trends indicate that over the next five years public clouds will be growing 20% annually. Organisations large and small, private and public are migrating from in house - on premise - hybrid, to public clouds. Most of the spent is on SaaS, and moving into public and that is quite a surprise to many Security practitioners. Experiences and Best practices were shared from KBC Belgium on how to manage cloud services from a service level and ICT-provisioning perspective, from Google Cloud on the application of security, by Laurie-Ann Bourdain on the practice of GDPR in Cloud Operations and by Hans Graux en Ulrich Seldeslachts on the developing Cloud Certification schemes also for GDPR Compliance. KPMG updated the attendees with a view on the developments of Belgian companies on GDPR. Sebastien Deleersnyder from Toreon opened the day by indicating some of the current threat models in the cloud development landscape. Many thanks to KPMG for hosting this activity.
If you missed it, presentation materials are now available for download from Cloud Security 2018 - CSA Summit Belux page or look for the 2018-03-20 event on the activities.
Evaluate how to seize the opportunities that cloud brings, while not jeopardizing the organizations' security posture. LSEC has been collecting the risks that are associated with the virtualization of enterprise components and moving parts of the business and operations into the cloud, how to mitigate and manage those risk, evaluating counter measures available, and provide practical guidance and best practices from the industry.
LSEC is also leading the BeLux (Belgium and Luxemburg) Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and organizing a Cloud Security Seminar at least twice a year.
In the Nebucom project and on the www.saasificationsecurity.com website, we even take it a step further and provide advisory, analysis and support with special attention on securing 'Saasification'
Some documenta of interest and Security Expertise on Cloud and Cloud Secuiry can be found here: