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Five Questions General Counsels Should Ask about Security and Privacy Implications of Cloud Services

11 October 2017
Mayer Brown Article
Businesses today are increasingly turning to cloud computing solutions and accumulating data in the cloud at a staggering pace. Although cloud solutions have many advantages, they also present challenges. For example, cloud providers generally do not customize the cloud environment for any particular customer’s business needs given the multi-tenant nature of cloud solutions. In addition, complying with data privacy and cybersecurity regulations in the cloud environment requires special consideration. This article describes five privacy and security-related questions that a general counsel should ask regarding cloud services.


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