Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 10 - Page 35

LATEST INTELLIGENCE GERMANY The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organisation dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, has announced that in response to rapid membership growth throughout the region, it will be opening a new CSA Europe headquarters and with it, creating a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Center of Excellence for cloud computing in Berlin. “We have seen strong growth in our enterprise members throughout Europe, most notably in the financial services sector. We also are collaborating closely with several national governments on critical, national cloud-security standards,” said Jim Reavis, CEO, Cloud Security Alliance. ITALY Global cyber education leader, Cybint, a BARBRI company, is expanding its presence and offerings in Italy through its new Cyber Center in Rome. Created in partnership with local organisation, Done and Done, the new Cyber Center will provide cybersecurity and cyber intelligence education and training solutions for businesses, higher education institutions and government agencies throughout Italy. The centre will deliver cyber literacy solutions, Cyber Security Analyst (CSA) hands-on labs, simulations and specialised cyber training in advanced topics such as security, ethical hacking, SCADA, forensics, malware analysis and more. “Italy is facing a severe shortage of cybersecurity and intelligence expertise,” said Cybint CEO, Roy Zur. “Through this collaboration with our local partners, we’re pleased to positively impact that situation and offer the solutions to build cyber knowledge and skills throughout the country.” INTELLIGENTCIO 35