Does the increased adoption of cloud services, the proliferation of cloud-connected devices and advent of the Internet of Things increase the likelihood there will be more data security breaches? Certainly, a recent report suggests (reg required) customers believe that to be the case and calls it the "cloud multiplier effect": 57% believe providers don't have the requisite… Continue reading Does cloud multiply data breach risks?
Last week we had a packed room with delegates who attended the cloud contracts workshop in London. A mixture of providers and customers allowed a healthy debate of the common issues. Customers learned where the risks are in cloud contracts and how to overcome them. Providers learned where the flash points are for customers and… Continue reading Cloud contract risks reduced – workshop done!
I recently gave a talk on managing legal risks in the cloud. This highlighted contractual pitfalls, new rules and new fines. For example, providing cloud services "as is" is almost certainly not going to prove sufficient for the customer that has moved, or wants to move, business-critical IT assets into the cloud. Customers need some degree… Continue reading Keep an eye out for pitfalls
Public cloud has risksPublic cloud can be a great solution but it carries risks. If you know what they are then you can manage them. This short video explains. I will be covering how to manage your risks in public cloud contracts in my workshop on 1 October. There are a few places left but you'd… Continue reading Public cloud has risks