Evelyn de Souza

Data Privacy and Security Leader, Cisco Systems, Cloud Security Alliance Strategy Advisor

Cloud Security


Evelyn de Souza focuses on developing industry blueprints that accelerate privacy and security across cloud and the Internet of Everything (IoT). Evelyn firmly believes that digital safety holds the key to empowering today’s women. Evelyn has served as the Chair of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Data Governance working group and the Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Controls Matrix. Evelyn was named to CloudNOW’s Top 10 Women in Cloud Computing for 2014 and SVBJ’s 100 Women of Influence for 2015. Evelyn is the co-creator of Cloud Data Protection Cert, the industry’s first blueprint for making data protection “business-consumable” and is currently working on an OpenSource Privacy initiative to give consumers control over their data. Evelyn regularly advocates best practices on cloud and data security at http://cloudtweaks.com/author/evelyn/