Seattle to Host Major New Cybersecurity Event

infosecurity-magazine.com | January 13, 2020

The verdant city of Seattle is to host a new three-day event dedicated to cybersecurity and the cloud.CSA SECtember will feature in-depth training sessions, networking opportunities, and the chance to interact with a score of global experts. The event is the brainchild of global non-profit the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), which is headquartered in Seattle. The organization is known around the world for its popular cloud security provider certification program, the CSA Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR).The inaugural SECtember will go down at the Sheraton Grand Seattle hotel from September 14 to 17, 2020. Seattle is well-established around the world as the center of cloud computing, and with the introduction of SECtember, it can be the focal point of cybersecurity, as well,said Jim Reavis, CEO and co-founder, Cloud Security Alliance.A major focus of the event will be to educate the industry on key trends and issues affecting the cloud and cybersecurity industry. Close attention will also be paid to where and how cybersecurity and the cloud intersect.

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