Compliance

Having the help of a cloud service provider when it comes to Compliance and Risk Management can make dealing with different kinds of clients, different industries or different countries a lot easier. Risk and compliance are different for everyone and having a large cloud-based provider means that different regulations can be updated and shared automatically. For everything from data protection laws to financial reporting rules, such a service can also provide searchable repositories of potential risks and the ability to evaluate and mitigate them – as well as tracking breaches.

News

Workers unsecure cloud habits put employers at risk

Apr 10, 2014 Jane McCallion

Education is key for successful cloud use, claims Skyhigh Networks

Law key on keyboard

The Law Society publishes cloud guidance for legal firms

Apr 8, 2014 Jane McCallion

Risks and legal considerations must be carefully considered, claims trade body

Databarracks & Tikit team up for legal sector cloud push

Mar 6, 2014 Jane McCallion

IaaS becoming increasingly popular in the sector, claim companies

Raspberry Pi teams up with Workshare to fight IT skills shortage

Mar 4, 2014 Jane McCallion

Programme will teach coding skills and build awareness of IT careers

Catbird expands cloud security offering to new hypervisors

Feb 14, 2014 Jane McCallion

Hyper-V and vSphere brought on board for sixth version of the product

Advice

The hidden costs of moving to cloud

Jan 10, 2014 Nick Booth

SMBs moving to the cloud must be wary of the five hidden financial pitfalls

EU cloud policy - a confusing mix or a helpful approach?

Jan 6, 2014 Manek Dubash

Does the the EU get cloud? Many observers fear its well-intentioned policy will slow up the market

Cloud costs - getting the measure of your outgoings

Dec 31, 2013 Nick Booth

Cloud computing is about getting more for your money. So why is it so hard to understand your costs?

CIO planning: time to master a different range of skills

Jun 25, 2013 Lesley Meall

The CIO now needs to keep his or her eye on a whole new set of skills to keep a business running

Data ownership in the cloud could prove to be a thorny legal issue

May 25, 2013 Lesley Meall

Cloud resource use needs to be managed if employees and employers are to avoid data ownership and legal liability issues

Case Studies

The future is hybrid says CA's head of cloud

Nov 18, 2011 Maggie Holland

Bilhar Mann, senior VP of CA Technologies' cloud business unit spoke to sister title IT Pro about the challenges of cloud