Impact of GDPR on Cloud Service Providers
Tripwire, May 24th, 2021
June 6, 2021,
Volume 279, Issue 1

Cloud computing is an integral part of most businesses globally. Technology has transformed the way businesses operate and thrive in the industry

"However, the cloud industry has been facing huge challenges when it comes to complying with various data protection and data privacy standards. With the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a lot has changed for most businesses. The enforcement of GDPR has had significant implications on cloud service providers and their businesses including their implementation of operations and security control mechanisms.

Cloud service providers are now required to understand their obligations towards data protection and privacy to accordingly adapt and amend their services, contracts and processes. With the enforcement of stringent rules under GDPR, it is clear that cloud service providers are acting in the capacity of controllers and processors and cannot avoid their responsibility towards data protection. This idea is worthy of deeper elaboration..." - Tripwire

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