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Only 1 in 100 cloud providers meet proposed EU Data Protection requirements

Posted on 11 August 2014.


The EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be passed this year and take effect in 2015 but new research from Skyhigh Networks, suggests that only 1 in 100 cloud providers meets these requirements to date.

Having analyzed its CloudRegistry of over 7,000 cloud services, Skyhigh can reveal that the vast majority are not prepared for these new laws, with numerous and significant issues pertaining to new requirements such as:

  • The right to be forgotten / data infidelity and deletion policies
  • Data residency
  • Data breach detection and notification
  • Encryption and secure passwords.

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