The EU’s cybersecurity Agency ENISA has analyzed the present state of play regarding governmental cloud deployment in 23 countries across Europe.
The European Parliament should use its powers to reconsider EU-US data transfer deals and push for the creation of a European privacy cloud, EU-level protection for whistleblowers and a strong judicial authorisation of surveillance activities, data protection and intelligence experts told MEPs at the eighth Civil Liberties Committee hearing on surveillance of EU citizens.
Research by ISACA shows that, of 1,000 employed consumers surveyed in the UK, only 4% named the makers of their mobile phone apps as the entity they most trust with their personal data.
Telecom provider Swisscom has announced its plans to set up a “Swiss cloud” that would give both Swiss and later foreign users some peace of mind regarding whether the information put into it could be accessed by foreign intelligence agencies.
ENISA, the European Union’s “cyber security” Agency, launched a report recommending that all authorities should better promote cryptographic measure to safeguard personal data.
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