|[February 10, 2011]
Layer 7 Technologies Joins the Cloud Security Alliance
VANCOUVER, British Columbia --(Business Wire)--
7 Technologies, the leader in Gateways for service-oriented
integration, cloud connectivity and Web-to-mobile information sharing,
is pleased to announce its membership in the Cloud Security Alliance.
The company is also sponsoring two upcoming CSA events, including the
Cloud Security Alliance Summit at RSA (News - Alert) and a webinar on managing API
security in the cloud.
As cloud adoption continues to escalate across the enterprise, network
architects, developers and security professionals are seeking best
practices in cloud computing to shorten the learning curve, streamline
operations and minimize the risk associated with sharing data across
internal and external security boundaries. As a new CSA member, Layer 7
is taking a leadership role on several fronts to help define standards
and best practices in cloud computing security.
"As a global leader in building secure cloud connectivity gateways and
brokers, Layer 7 brings considerable expertise in cloud security," said
Jim Reavis, executive director, Cloud Security Alliance. "The Cloud
Security Alliance is excited to welcome Layer 7 as a corporate member."
Layer 7's CloudSpan family of gateway products helps enterprises and
service providers address critical security issues in delivering
services from the cloud and integrating to the cloud.
In addition to becominga corporate member, Layer 7 will partner with
the CSA on two upcoming initiatives.
Cloud Security Alliance Summit, February 14, 2011, San
Layer 7 is a sponsor of the 2011 Cloud Security
Alliance Summit that will be held alongside RSA in San Francisco. This
year's Summit serves as the venue for the global introduction of
several research projects, including research on governance, cloud
security reference architectures and cloud-specific computer security
incident response teams.
Managing API Security and SaaS in the Cloud Webinar, February 23,
Featuring eBay (News - Alert) Head of Security Liam Lynch, Layer 7 and
the CSA will co-present this webinar. Mr. Lynch and Layer 7 CTO Scott
Morrison will discuss how enterprises can secure APIs to different
consumers in a simple, scalable way, and address versioning and meter
consumption without burdening either application developers or
About the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a non-profit organization formed to
promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance
within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud
Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud
Security Alliance is comprised of many subject matter experts from a
wide variety disciplines, united in the promotion of a common level of
understanding between the consumers and providers of cloud computing
regarding the necessary security requirements and attestation of
About Layer 7 Technologies
Layer 7 Technologies helps organizations secure and govern integrations
that span the Internet and cloud. Through its award-winning line of SecureSpan
SOA Gateways and CloudSpan
Cloud Brokers, Layer 7 gives enterprises the ability to control
identity, data security, SLA and visibility requirements for sharing
application data and functionality across organizational boundaries.
With more than 100 customers spanning six continents, Layer 7 supports
the most demanding commercial and government organizations. Layer 7
solutions are FIPS compliant, STIG vulnerability tested and have met
Common Criteria EAL4+ security assurance. For more information, please
email us at email@example.com
or follow us on Twitter at @layer7.
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