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.


  1. Socitm: Councils still fear cloud data security

    May 1, 2015 Joe Curtis

    While 90 per cent of local authorities have tried cloud, concerns remain, warns body

  2. Apple wins Greenpeace backing for solar-powered US datacentre plans

    Feb 3, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

    Apple makes further commitment to green energy that Greenpeace hopes AWS will follow

  3. AWS wind-powered datacentres win Greenpeace's backing

    Jan 21, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

    Public cloud giant signs wind power deal for cloud datacentres as part of ongoing sustainable energy pledge

  4. Users leap to Oracle's defence over customer trust issue claims

    Jan 9, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

    Oracle user groups dispute claims customer mistrust will derail database giant's cloud plans

  5. Workday helps TalkTalk move its HR systems to the cloud

    Oct 8, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

    HR cloud apps provider helps TalkTalk make the move from on-premise to the cloud


  1. Banking and the cloud explained

    Jul 28, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

    How can banks leverage what the cloud has to offer for the good of customers? Max Cooter takes a look

  2. Will cloud be the enemy or the hero in our dystopian future?

    Dec 17, 2014 Nick Booth

    Should we worry that the power of cloud computing seems to be concentrating in the wrong hands?

  3. Why a credible code of conduct is needed to secure European cloud growth

    Dec 4, 2014 Sureyya Cansoy

    techUK explains why a credible data protection code of conduct is needed to build a thriving, global cloud industry

  4. Where is my data?

    Nov 21, 2014 Rene Millman

    Do you know where your data is? It's a key cloud question you should be asking up front...

  5. How to run an IT department as a cloud-aware business

    Sep 9, 2014 Lesley Meall

    The advent of cloud has changed things for CIOs - they must present a different face to business units

Case Studies

  1. (ISC)² and CSA develop qualification for security protection

    Jun 23, 2015

    The Certified Cloud Security Professional qualification will become a global standard for protecting cloud-based data

  2. 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