The rush of companies seeking the efficiencies of cloud computing could engender some serious legal hangovers in the form of liability for privacy violations, if cloud clients fail to exercise due diligence, authors Alan Charles Raul and Edward McNicholas suggest. U.S. and EU regulators are concerned enough to have recently issued guidances charting potential pitfalls that must be addressed. Raul and McNicholas pull together the essence of these advisories to help those new to the market make sure they have their bases covered.
Reproduced with permission from Daily Report for Executives, 158 DER B-1, 08/16/2012. Copyright© 2012 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com