Preserving Data Privacy: Where Should You House Your Data?

The prevalence of cloud computing, cloud-based storage and collaboration products only emphasizes these concerns. Many organizations are confused about regulations that protect data in different countries and jurisdictions, and don’t know what steps to take to ensure their cloud collaboration vendor can provide the appropriate protection.


1 February 2014

Where to House Your Data

With recent data breaches from Target, Neiman Marcus and the ongoing NSA discussions involving Edward Snowden, concerns about data privacy are at the top of everyone’s minds. And with that, concerns about where to house that data are also coming into play.

The prevalence of cloud computing, cloud-based storage and collaboration products only emphasizes these concerns. Many organizations are confused about regulations that protect data in different countries and jurisdictions, and don’t know what steps to take to ensure their cloud collaboration vendor can provide the appropriate protection.

Geography comes into play, but there are additional considerations to take into account when thinking about where to physically house your data, including corporate headquarters, business interests, mutual legal assistance treaties, transmissions and data subjects.

Check out our latest whitepaper, Data Privacy: Where Should I House My Data? for tips and information about what to consider when thinking about where to house your data and why it might make a difference.

Geographic Considerations in data privacy and warehousing - www.intralinks.com



Esther Hollander

Esther Hollander

Esther is a senior corporate communications manager at Intralinks. She provides content for internal and external communications activity as well as general corporate positioning in order to support overall company objectives. Esther has been creating communications materials for a variety of organizations and companies for more than 10 years. She graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in English Literature.