Data

Principles to Guide Modernization of Europe’s Privacy Rules: Trust, Flexibility, and Shared Responsibility

With their summer recess now well and truly over, European policymakers are turning their attention toward modernizing the data protection framework for the Single Market. This week in Brussels, the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee is holding an inter-parliamentary hearing to solicit input from the Member States on the draft … Read More >>

Cloud Computing

The Right Mix of Policies to Promote Cloud Computing

With cloud computing, the opportunity is clear. Public IT cloud revenue will grow to more than $70 billion by 2015. Even more significant, innovation enabled by the cloud will generate more than a trillion dollars in revenue over the next few years according to one estimate, and will create millions of jobs around the world. … Read More >>

Cloud Computing, Data

Mapping the Global Policy Environment for Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the fastest-growing and most exciting new sector in the software and computing industries. IDC estimates that by 2015 revenue from public IT cloud services will account for one out of every seven dollars spent on commercial software, server, and storage offerings. Private cloud solutions could add another 10 percent or 20 percent … Read More >>

Cybersecurity

Will 2012 Be the Year for Cybersecurity Legislation?

Could it be that after years of false starts and dashed hopes, the logjam is about to break on cybersecurity legislation? It is too soon to be sure, but one thing is abundantly clear: There is significant movement in both chambers of Congress. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has informed Minority Leader Mitch McConnell that … Read More >>