Instasafe, a leader in providing cloud-based security solutions, today announced that it has joined Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) as a Corporate Member. Cloud Security Alliance, the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. Instasafe’s Secure Access & Cloud Web Security leverages the cloud infrastructure to provide a hardware-free, fully redundant, pay-as-you-grow security solution to enterprise and medium businesses. Instasafe also announced that it has joined Cloud Computing Innovation Council of India (CCICI).
In order to leverage economies of scale and streamlined delivery mechanisms, many security vendors are now leveraging cloud-based models to deliver security solutions. To help consumers understand, evaluate and take the right decisions on cloud delivered security models, CSA recently started the Security as a Service Working Group.
“Instasafe looks forward to contributing to CSA’s initiatives and research and helping to build better and stronger cloud security standards and best practices” said Sandip Kumar Panda, CEO, Instasafe Technologies. “We look forward to bringing our experience and expertise in Security-as-a-Service environment and work closely with the CSA working to make all forms of cloud computing more secure for customers. At Instasafe we are strong proponent of building confidence and assurance in cloud security technology and with that objective we will also be undertaking the CSA STAR (Security, Trust & Assurance Registry) certification.”
Instasafe’s Security-as-a-Service solutions are used by many enterprise and medium businesses in India across verticals since its inception three years ago. Instasafe counts organisations like Sattva Group, DTDC, Asian Paints, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle and Kirloskar Electric among its customer base.
“We are very happy to have Instasafe Technologies join us as a Corporate Member” said Aloysius Cheang, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, Cloud Security Alliance. “With their experience and expertise in Security-as-a-Service domain, we look forward to their contribution to the CSA Working Group”.
Instasafe Technologies (www.instasafe.com) is a leading Cloud based Security-as-a-Service solution provider delivering comprehensive and uncompromising protection to mobile and remote workers enabling them to safely and securely access enterprise apps, email and web from anywhere on any network. Instasafe’s flagship product, Instasafe Secure Access (ISA) offers a hardware free, zero configuration, self-service style, fully redundant, Security-as-a-Service solution that can be deployed in minutes and scaled instantly as per customer requirement. Instasafe Web Security (IWS) offers a hardware free, cloud-based security solution that is easy to deploy and manage, is scalable and helps you control your bandwidth consumption while protecting your organisation from web threats.
About the 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, 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 diverse parties can work together to create and maintain a trusted cloud ecosystem. CSA has developed the definitive best practices for the industry, such as the “Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing”, the “Cloud Controls Matrix”, “Top Threats to Cloud Computing” and 50 other cloud security research artifacts. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org.