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CloudeAssurance in Partnership with the Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) Launches the Cloud Assurance Assessor Program (CAAP)

August 31, 2012

The CAAP provides assurance of the qualifications for those purporting to have the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies as Cloud Security Assurance Assessors validating the effectiveness of Cloud Service Provider´s security controls.

Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 31, 2012

CloudeAssurance, Inc. — an eFortresses Company, in partnership with the Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) is proud to announce the launch of the Cloud Assurance Assessor Program (CAAP).

HISPI is the oversight body of the Cloud Assurance Assessor Program (CAAP). The CAAP provides assurance of the qualifications for those purporting to have the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies as Cloud Security Assurance Assessors engaged to independently validate Cloud Service Provider´s scores derived from their self-assessments against the requirements of the CloudeAssurance rating system platform.

The CAAP has been under development since November 2011, with the HISPI CAAP Oversight Board (CAAPOB) made up of leading holistic information security practitioners from across the globe and different industry verticals working tirelessly on the development of this program.

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.

“With the increased rate of adoption of public, private, community and hybrid cloud deployment models, the need for holistic information security practitioners with the necessary experience, skills and competencies to perform independent cloud security assurance assessments has never been greater” explained Taiye Lambo, Founder of CloudeAssurance, Inc. “The launch of the Cloud Assurance Assessor Program (CAAP) fills a critical market gap by bringing this offering to market in a timely fashion”.

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.

To Sign Up for a CloudeAssurance FREE Trial, please visit http://www.CloudeAssurance.com

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.

HISP Certified individuals have the skills to help their organizations or clients implement a solid information security management program, conforming to ISO/IEC 27001:2005 / ISO/IEC 27002:2005 and compliant with applicable laws, regulations and contractual obligations.

For more information about the HISP Institute and CAAP, please visit http://www.hispi.org

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