A recent ESG survey found that mid-market and enterprise organisations in the United States and Europe rank infosecurity as the highest priority.
The U.S. Treasury Department has been considering implementing new bank security rules that would strengthen data security at banks and brokerage firms.
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.
If you’re struggling to understand the impact of data privacy laws on how you share information and collaborate, take a look at our recent whitepaper, entitled “Confidential Collaboration: How to manage regulatory compliance & data privacy while keeping your data safe”
Some of the main benefits of cloud computing are that it requires no hardware, is an on-demand service, and requires payment only for actual usage. Using cloud services like Amazon's EC2, developers can get required computing resources in seconds. Just this time alone would speed up developers' progress by at least weeks, if not months