Press Release

Coalfire Joins Cloud Security Alliance

February 25, 2016

Adds Cybersecurity Risk Management Experience to the CSA

Westminster, Colo. – February 25, 2016 – Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.

Coalfire has extensive experience advising and assessing cloud services providers, solution developers and end-users who have moved their businesses to the cloud, helping them to better understand and manage their risks by providing comprehensive assessment, testing and compliance-related services.

“We’re excited to join the CSA and participate in the organization’s initiatives, starting with our involvement with the CSA Summit, held at the RSA Conference this year,” said Larry Jones, CEO of Coalfire. “Like the CSA, we’re committed to helping secure cloud environments and helping both cloud service providers and their customers understand their cybersecurity risks and compliance needs.”

Coalfire provides clients with services ranging from application validation, to red team penetration testing to the development of customized cybersecurity management programs.  The company’s cyber risk assessment services and scorecard programs also help organizations navigate their progress toward meeting industry and government mandates, including prioritizing cyber risk in the cloud and compliance efforts such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001/27018, and FedRAMP that directly affect their business. 

 “We look forward to having Coalfire join the CSA and begin to engage with the rest of our members,” said Jim Reavis, CEO of Cloud Security Alliance. “Coalfire brings a wealth of experience in cybersecurity risk management services that will benefit all of our member organizations.”

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. For further information, visit us at, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.

About Coalfire
Coalfire is the global technology leader in cyber risk management and compliance services for enterprises and government organizations. Coalfire’s professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and recommendations. Coalfire’s approach builds on successful, long-term relationships with clients to achieve multiple cyber risk management and compliance objectives tied to a long-term strategy to prevent security breaches and data theft.  Coalfire is currently listed as #74 in the Cybersecurity 500 and was recently named one of the top 20 Most Promising Risk Management Solution Providers.