Los Angeles and London, March 28nd 2022 – Convergent Risks Inc. today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.
“We are delighted and excited to have made the investment in CSA Corporate Membership and licensing the use of CSA materials. The industries we support are rapidly transitioning to cloud and SaaS-based workflows. In the wake of global pandemic, we are extremely busy turning temporary measures into permanent solutions. Our aim is to work in partnership with CSA, access the knowledge and experience of their community and combine it with our industry-specific knowledge. This will assist our clients and their trade bodies to make the transition to cloud as smooth as possible, whilst increasing the level of ‘Cloud Security’ awareness throughout our supply chains,” said Chris Johnson, CEO, Convergent Risks Inc.
Convergent provides cloud and application security assessments for creative services vendors and SaaS application providers in the media and entertainment supply chain, using recognised industry best practices and standards. The Convergent security assessment control matrix, which has been shared with content owners and the trade bodies, incorporates Azure, AWS and Google cloud best practices, together with configuration vulnerability scanning. Additionally, OWASP threat assessment penetration testing and CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) service provider assessments are provided for SaaS and application providers.
“Convergent Risks are a recognized leading security partner within the media sector, as well as an established contributor to large Infrastructure and corporate projects. We look forward to working with Convergent to raise the awareness of the CSA benefits, leveraging the materials we create and maintain for the use of our ever-growing community,” said Jim Reavis, co-founder and CEO, Cloud Security Alliance.
About Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. CSA harnesses the subject matter expertise of industry practitioners, associations, governments, and its corporate and individual members to offer cloud security-specific research, education, training, certification, events, and products. CSA’s activities, knowledge, and extensive network benefit the entire community impacted by cloud — from providers and customers to governments,entrepreneurs, and the assurance industry — and provide a forum through which different parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.
Convergent Risks is a principal provider of risk assessment, assurance, and compliance services with offices in the US, UK and India and representation across EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Our global team of qualified and experienced professionals undertake facility, cloud, and application-based security assessments and complimentary security consulting services based on a competitive pricing model. Services include cloud and application security consulting, web app and infrastructure penetration testing; cloud configuration vulnerability scanning; Incident Response; Remote Working; preparation and remediation consultancy; the Sanctum Hub management portal; SOC2/ISO/NIST readiness; privacy compliance; and policy development. visit us at www.convergentrisks.com.