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Forming San Diego CSA Chapter

We are trying to form a San Diego Cloud Security Alliance Chapter and will be meeting tomorrow night to discuss our future plans. If you are in San Diego and are interested in Cloud Security you should attend. I’ll also be giving a short talk on “Intro to Cloud Computing”. Details are here.


Choosing the Right Cyber Security Consultant or Service Provider

The other day I had an interesting conversation with another small business owner who runs a home repair related business and was at our house for a sales call. Near the end of our conversation I mentioned I had recently started a Cyber Security consulting business. Right away he mentioned he was having some computer security issues and didn't know where to go. He mentioned he had searched the Internet and found someone but wasn't confident he had made the right selection and was still leery of using their services. Finding the right cyber security support is difficult for small business owners. Its easy to be confused by the "techno jargon" and pay for more than you need. On a side note, one of the reasons I started Bright Moon Security was to provide good service at a reasonable price.

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Bright Moon Security will be teaching Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Classes in San Diego, California

Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) logo - click to learn moreIf you want to learn more about cloud security or earn the the CCSK from the CSA you should attend one of these classes. The Plus class is hands-on and we’ll actually build and secure cloud images and do some hands-on training with OpenStack Cloud SoftwareRead on for specific details on each of these classes:

Cloud Computing Security Knowledge- Basic (26 October 2011)

The Cloud Computing Security Knowledge Basic class provides students a comprehensive one day review of cloud security fundamentals and prepares them to take the Cloud Security Alliance CCSK certification exam. Starting with a detailed description of cloud computing, the course covers all major domains in the latest Guidance document from the Cloud Security Alliance, and the recommendations from the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). This class is geared towards

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