Saba Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Saba Chief Security Officer, Randy Barr, to Focus on Enterprise Security for Collaborative Solutions

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Dec. 18, 2013 Saba (OTCPink: SABA), a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). CSA 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. Saba’s security team will share its experience in delivering secure cloud solutions to a global customer base of more than 11.1 million subscribers, and collaborate with members to advance and apply best practices.

“As a corporate member of the Cloud Security Alliance, Saba will have ongoing opportunities to exchange knowledge with others who also are committed to enhancing the security of cloud products and their customers’ environments,” said Randy Barr, chief security officer of Saba. “Joining CSA, a well-respected industry organization, will allow Saba to contribute through its many committees and industry programs. The learnings and insights gathered through our CSA membership will help us continuously improve our own security and customer privacy programs.”

Barr, a CSA member since 2010 and a board participant in CSA’s “Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge,” will facilitate Saba’s relationship with the organization, addressing timely topics including secure handling, retention and deletion, as well as transference of personally identifiable information in accordance with customer privacy requirements. A recognized expert on cloud security, Barr was named as ExecRank’s “Top Security Executive” for 2012.

“Today’s booming technology landscape poses numerous security challenges for global organizations. From a constant stream of updates, to the way enterprises communicate and share information, it is important that businesses expand their security measures to ensure data protection,” said Jim Reavis, Co-founder and CEO, CSA. “Randy and his security team are strong leaders in protecting Saba’s vast customer base. We welcome Saba as a CSA corporate member and look forward to utilizing the company’s insights to further develop industry practices for the greater technology ecosystem.” 

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About Saba

Saba (OTCPink: SABA) is a global leader in next-generation cloud solutions for talent management. The company helps organizations transform the way they work by enabling the continuous learning, engagement and development of everyone in their people network, including employees, partners, and customers. Supporting the new world of work, Saba delivers learning, performance, succession, career development, workforce planning and compensation solutions that incorporate modern technologies such as social, collaboration, mobile and gamification. Saba solutions are based on the Saba Cloud platform, a highly scalable architecture that exceeds industry scalability, performance, and security standards. The company currently supports over 31 million users from 2,200 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages. For more information, please visit www.saba.com.

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

 

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Michael Zeglin                                                          Leslie Clavin

Saba                                                                        Racepoint Group for Saba

(650) 776-4065                                                       (415) 694-6717

mzeglin@saba.com                                                  lclavin@racepointgroup.com

 

 

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