BeyondTrust Joins the Cloud Security Alliance
Company Helps Foster Security Best-Practices in the Cloud
Agoura Hills, Calif. - June 2, 2010 - BeyondTrust, the global leader in privilege delegation and authorization management, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance as a corporate sponsor member. In connection with the partnership, BeyondTrust will form a special team that will work with CSA to help establish industry-wide best practices for security in the cloud.
"As enterprises transition their data centers toward public and private cloud infrastructures there is an increasing requirement for a standardized cloud security framework," said Steve Kelley, EVP of corporate development, BeyondTrust. "Administrative privilege delegation is a fundamental building block of any secure cloud environment. BeyondTrust is looking forward to contributing our data security and compliance expertise to the Cloud Security Alliance, and specifically our understanding of how businesses should secure their mission critical data and systems in a cloud environment."
BeyondTrust is the market-share leader for privileged identity management (PIM) solutions. Its PowerBroker suite is the only comprehensive enterprise-wide solution for servers, desktops, applications and devices in heterogeneous IT environments, including virtual servers, Windows and Linux/Unix. BeyondTrust brings a wealth of experience and technical expertise in securing sensitive data from abuse of administrative privileges in any environment.
"Security is almost universally the number one concern of companies moving into cloud computing environments, however most organizations have not yet considered the implications of using insecure software in the cloud," said Jim Reavis, executive director of the Cloud Security Alliance.
About the Cloud Security Alliance The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, the Cloud Security Alliance Web site is http://www.cloudsecurityalliance.org.
About BeyondTrust Founded in 1985, BeyondTrust is the global leader in privilege authorization management, access control and security solutions for virtualization and cloud computing environments. BeyondTrust empowers IT governance to strengthen security, improve productivity, drive compliance and reduce expense. The company’s products eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges on desktops and servers in heterogeneous IT systems. More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker suite of products to secure their enterprises. Five of the top ten commercial banks and two of America’s largest private companies have adopted PowerBroker to secure guest operating systems and ESX hypervisors in a virtualized environment. For more information, visit www.beyondtrust.com.
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