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.

Banking and the cloud: Everything you need to know

Advice 2 Nov, 2015 Maxwell Cooter Rene Millman Joe Curtis

How banks can use the cloud to their advantage

FreeAgent: from Top Gun to tax returns

Advice 22 Oct, 2015 Barry Collins

After a career as a pilot, founding a financial software business isn’t a traditional next step, but the idea took off like a rocket

Money tight? Consider your motivation before moving to cloud

Opinion 13 Oct, 2015 Maxwell Cooter

Opt for cloud, but not at any cost. That's Max Cooter's advice...

(ISC)² and CSA develop qualification for security protection

Case Studies 23 Jun, 2015

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

Socitm: Councils still fear cloud data security

News 1 May, 2015 Joe Curtis

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

Xero Premium review

Reviews 7 Apr, 2015 Kat Orphanides

Powerful small business accounting in the cloud

Apple wins Greenpeace backing for solar-powered US datacentre plans

News 3 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

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

AWS wind-powered datacentres win Greenpeace's backing

News 21 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

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

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

News 9 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

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

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

Advice 17 Dec, 2014 Nick Booth

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

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

Advice 4 Dec, 2014 Sureyya Cansoy

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

Where is my data?

Advice 21 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

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

Workday helps TalkTalk move its HR systems to the cloud

News 8 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

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

IT pros "underestimating" business cloud app use

News 22 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Shadow IT could leave sensitive data unprotected, survey finds

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

Advice 9 Sep, 2014 Lesley Meall

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

How to implement a BYOD policy in your workplace

Advice 2 Sep, 2014 David Cartwright

What should a CIO do to allow employees to bring their own devices to the workplace?

How to stop cloud costs escalating

Advice 12 Aug, 2014 David Cartwright

Going to cloud should help save money, just as long as you start on the right track and plan carefully

Cloud providers fail to meet new EU data protection regulations

News 11 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Survey finds shocking level of readiness for requirements

Where should your cloud datacentre be located?

Advice 7 Aug, 2014 Davey Winder

What are the factors you should take into account when it comes to locating datacentres?

Court ruling in Microsoft data dispute risks damaging cloud providers' reputations

News 4 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Cloud security player sounds alarm over implications of Microsoft data dispute