The Government of Canada is using Cloud technology to rapidly improve its information services. Moving to the Cloud will make it easier for Canadian residents to access innovative and supportive programs.
Work environments are immersing themselves with private, public and hybrid Cloud platforms at an extraordinarily rapid rate. What is alarming is how security measures are not being adequately updated during these significant changes. If your business is quickly moving towards a cloud-based atmosphere, it could be open to a host of unexpected vulnerabilities.
Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will soon be experiencing an overhaul. Any private-sector organization throughout Canada could be affected and must learn their new accountabilities before November 1st 2018 – the date of enforcement. Non-compliance could result in weighty fines up to $100,000. Read more
The American Government has recently passed legislation that will grant it more access to digital data. The “Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data” or CLOUD Act was a last-minute addition to the $1.3 trillion federal spending bill, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump this past March. The controversial act allows both U.S. officials and foreign governments more access to personal data stored in the cloud.
Cloud computing continues to be a hot topic in the business world, with companies committed to investing in platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and private cloud solutions in the new year. As we enter 2018, what is need-to-know information for cloud trends?