Cloud Security: Challenges and Solutions in the Context of the European Union

October 10, 2017
With widespread adoption of cloud based infrastructure, new security and privacy concerns have increased. In the European Union (EU), there are significant concerns about the inherent risks of placing sensitive data on a third party, (often) US company controlled, cloud infrastructure.  This article examines the key compliance concerns for cloud adoption in the EU and proposes a basic checklist for managing the security and compliance issues within the cloud.
 
Issue Brief by Adam Palmer, Financial Services Roundtable; Thomas Rickert,Rickert Rechtsanwaltgesellschft mbH; and Jan Schlepper, Rickert Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.