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New code of conduct on data protection for cloud service providers being scrutinised by EU privacy watchdogs

EU privacy watchdogs are assessing a proposed new code of conduct on data protection for cloud service providers that the European Commission hopes will help to boost the uptake of cloud services by EU businesses. 30 Jun 2015

Hong Kong to bring long-dormant data protection rule into force

Hong Kong employers must prepare for rules on transferring personal data out of the country, said Hong-Kong based technology law expert Paul Haswell  of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind out-Law.com. 18 Jun 2015

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Cloud adoption hindered by concerns about security, privacy and lack of control, survey finds

The main obstacles to UK organisations adopting cloud-based IT services are concerns about data privacy, security and losing control over their IT infrastructure, a survey has found. 16 Jun 2015

Microsoft looking for cloud security endorsement with new EU Transparency Center, says expert

Microsoft's decision to allow EU government agencies access to information security policies for its cloud computing services is aimed at alleviating concerns organisations have about adopting cloud services, an expert has said. 04 Jun 2015

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