GI Presents Privacy and Security Risks of Cloud Computing


President of Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), Stefan Jähnichen believes it is important to know the risks in order to provide responsible and helpful guidance to use “clouds”. GI recently presented 10 different points about cloud computing to show that there are increased requirements for the protection of proprietary and also private data-processing regarding the confidentiality, integrity, accountability (e.g. authentication of authorized parties), and availability of processed data and used IT systems. The ten GI points also show that the demand for legal protection in relation to cloud computing has greatly increased.

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