Thoughtful Solutions to Modernize the EU Privacy Framework in the Cloud Era

posted by in Cloud Computing, Data December 17, 2012

There are encouraging signs momentum is building in the debate about reforming the EU’s Data Protection Regulation. In the past few weeks, while the European Council and Parliament have continued scrutinizing a proposal put forward earlier this year by the European Commission, stakeholders have been carrying on a robust public discourse about how best to […]

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Five Steps to a More Coherent Data Framework for Europe’s Single Market

posted by in Data November 28, 2011

For any data-driven enterprise hoping to grow its operations in Europe today, the vaunted Single Market is a chimera. Rather than a harmonized legal framework and clear rules for how companies must safeguard people’s personal information and preserve their privacy, one finds a confusing patchwork. Take the example of a cloud computing service that offers […]

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Debating Privacy and Security in the Cloud Age

posted by in Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity July 29, 2011

Earlier this summer in Brussels, Belgium, BSA brought together a distinguished group of industry leaders, technology experts, and government officials from both sides of the Atlantic for a daylong exploration of policy issues related to data protection and cybersecurity in the age of cloud computing. In a series of keynote speeches and panel discussions, participants […]

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The European Cloud Computing Strategy: Getting It Right

posted by in Cloud Computing May 19, 2011

The benefits of cloud computing increasingly are being recognized by policymakers and regulators around the world. Organizations of all kinds can now do more with less initial investment, making use of the best online technologies the software industry can offer. The European Commission is mindful of these developments and the potential value of the cloud […]

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