Privacy and Compliance
Many (perhaps most) organizations are subject to various legal requirements that govern how data is collected, stored, processed, and shared. Organizations considering adopting cloud services should identify applicable legal requirements and consider the effects of cloud services on compliance. This chapter provides an overview of common legal and compliance risks.
- Identifying legal risks
- Identifying privacy risks
- Managing identity in the cloud
Identifying Legal Risks
An organization cannot simply rely upon the cloud service provider to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. Although the provider may have some responsibility as a data controller or custodian (depending upon the provider’s role in processing ...