SOURCE: Yammer, Inc.

Yammer, Inc.

June 19, 2012 09:00 ET

Yammer Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Takes Active Role in Defining Security Standards and Initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, today announced it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), 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.

"At Yammer, preserving the confidentiality and integrity of our customers' data is of critical importance," said Josha Bronson, director of Security Engineering, Yammer. "We look forward to bringing our internal security expertise and insight to the CSA to help shape the future of cloud security, while also learning from the various other experts in this rapidly growing space."

Yammer maintains a deep culture of security and utilizes an iterative approach in designing and improving security procedures and controls. Yammer's CSA membership demonstrates a strong commitment to collaborating with other cloud providers on the research and development of new cloud security standards.

"We are pleased to welcome Yammer to the CSA as a corporate member," said Jim Reavis, co-founder and executive director, CSA. "As a leading social software provider, Yammer can play an integral role in both the development and implementation of best practices to ensure security for cloud initiatives."

To learn more about how Yammer protects its customers' data, visit the company's security site.

About Yammer, Inc.
Yammer ( is the leading provider of enterprise social networks, enabling organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications. The basic version of Yammer is free, and customers can pay to upgrade their network to receive additional administrative and security controls, priority customer service and a dedicated customer success manager. Companies and organizations from across the globe, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500, are using our award-winning Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution to improve employee productivity and engagement. Visit our blog to see how our customers are benefiting from Yammer.