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Hubspan Teams With Cloud Security Alliance to Offer PCI DSS Training


June 8, 2011 - SEATTLE, WA

Hubspan, the leading provider of cloud-scale B2B integration solutions, today announced it is joining forces with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) to offer a training course on PCI DSS compliance for cloud computing. The courseware, developed by PCI expert Dr. Anton Chuvakin, will educate IT personnel about cloud computing, cloud security and its relevance for PCI DSS compliance. The in-depth, one day training sessions will be taught by qualified CCSK-certified instructors who have direct experience with cloud security and PCI DSS compliance.

"PCI DSS is arguably one of the most far-reaching standards today because it affects every organization who accepts, processes or stores credit cards and millions of cardholder customers, and it is also becoming the defacto standard for best-in-class data protection principles for any industry," said Ian Huynh, vice president of engineering and operations at Hubspan. "As a cloud vendor that maintains PCI DSS compliance, Hubspan is taking an active role in helping other businesses understand the methodologies and importance of the PCI mandate and overall cloud security."

The Cloud Security Alliance is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to promote best practices for providing security assurance in cloud computing, and support a common level of understanding between consumers and providers of cloud computing regarding security requirements in the cloud.

Hubspan complies with numerous mandates on behalf of its customers including: PCI DSS, SAS 70 Type 2, OWASP Top 10 and the Cloud Security Alliance guidelines. The company's support of CSA's PCI DSS courseware is further evidence of Hubspan's commitment to help fellow members create best practices around cloud security. Hubspan's integration solutions and services are based on the principle of "secure by default," with a system that incorporates defense-in-depth and the highest levels of application, network and data security.

"Through the support of leading cloud security companies like Hubspan, CSA can offer tremendous opportunities that help our members build the utmost secure environments, and we applaud their contribution," said Jim Reavis, Executive Director, Cloud Security Alliance.

About 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, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.

About Hubspan
Hubspan is the leading provider of cloud-scale B2B integration solutions, helping organizations streamline business processes and exchange real-time information across the B2B cloud to customers and partners. Hubspan's flagship solution is the WebSpan SaaS Integration Platform. An enterprise-class solution, WebSpan provides a flexible, secure and cost-effective way for businesses to work together, extending existing infrastructure and supporting all applications and protocols. Thousands of organizations, from small enterprises to the Fortune 500, successfully use the platform every day for real-time B2B integration. WebSpan is available in packaged integration processes, from managed file transfer, purchase order exchange, e-invoicing and punchout to full business processes, such as Supply Chain, Customer Integration, Advanced EDI and B2B eCommerce. For more information, go to www.hubspan.com or email webspan@hubspan.com. Follow us on Twitter @Hubspan.

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