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Applying to G-Cloud. Cloud-based services through G-Cloud G-Cloud is a framework through which suppliers can provide public sector buyers with cloud-based services such as web hosting, site analytics or document collaboration tools.

Applying to G-Cloud

Applications for G-Cloud 5 are closed. To keep up to date with future opportunities, please register on the CCS eSourcing Suite. CloudStore opened by government. Defense giant ditches Microsoft’s cloud citing Patriot Act fears. London-based defence contractor BAE has reportedly bailed on plans to adopt Microsoft's Office 365 cloud-based service, citing fears that critical defence secrets could land in U.S. hands.

Defense giant ditches Microsoft’s cloud citing Patriot Act fears

Speaking during a panel debate at the Business Cloud Summit 2011 in London this week, one of the company's executive said that it could not guarantee that the company's data would not leave Europe. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Charles Newhouse, BAE's head of strategy and design, highlighted the controversial U.S. Code de procédure pénale. 2011-267 du 14 mars 2011 d'orientation et de programmation pour la performance de la sécurité intérieure (1) 31995L0046. Cloud Computing: What do the new EU Data Privacy Regulations mean for Cloud adoption?Thought Feast. US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cloud Computing: Is data nationalisation a challenge to Cloud? - Thought FeastThought Feast. Ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_359_en.pdf. Ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/document/review2012/factsheets/2_en.pdf. Justice.

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin (CNIL) : « Données personnelles : gare aux risques d’une baisse de la protection en Europe » Www.cnil.fr/fileadmin/documents/Vos_responsabilites/Transferts/CNIL-transferts-SAFE_HARBOR.pdf. Safe Harbor - List. Register | Login Find Opportunities Find Solutions Contact Us.

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Safe Harbor. The European Commission’s Directive on Data Protection went into effect in October of 1998, and would prohibit the transfer of personal data to non-European Union countries that do not meet the European Union (EU) “adequacy” standard for privacy protection.

Safe Harbor

While the United States and the EU share the goal of enhancing privacy protection for their citizens, the United States takes a different approach to privacy from that taken by the EU. In order to bridge these differences in approach and provide a streamlined means for U.S. organizations to comply with the Directive, the U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission developed a "Safe Harbor" framework and this website to provide the information an organization would need to evaluate – and then join – the U.S. Safe harbor. Online Services. Microsoft: 'We can hand over Office 365 data without your permission' Microsoft's words, not mine.

Microsoft: 'We can hand over Office 365 data without your permission'

Hidden within a whitepaper, detailing the security features in the upcoming Office 365 suite, it reveals links to the Trust Center; a treasure trove of data protection policies and legalities of how Microsoft will handle your data in its cloud datacenters. Next week, Microsoft will announce the launch of Office 365 in both New York and London, where ZDNet will have correspondents at both events. In light of the Patriot Act furore, customers of cloud services are naturally becoming more aware of the limitations to cloud security and privacy; with legalities and powerful acts of law taking precedent. Microsoft admits Patriot Act can access EU-based cloud data. Editor's note: This article was first published in June 2011.

Microsoft admits Patriot Act can access EU-based cloud data

This ultimately sparked a transatlantic dispute over the sovereignity of data, and ignited a change in European data protection and privacy law. In June 2013, the NSA's domestic and international surveillance program was uncovered. The article you are now reading showed back in 2011 that the Patriot Act's reach is not limited to the U.S., and can affect EU citizens and those around the world. University law researchers also confirmed this was the case. We also invite you to read why ZDNet began investigating the Patriot Act. Patriot Act. The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law by President George W.

Patriot Act

Bush on October 26, 2001. The title of the act is a ten-letter backronym (USA PATRIOT) that stands for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.[1] On May 26, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011,[2] a four-year extension of three key provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act:[3] roving wiretaps, searches of business records (the "library records provision"), and conducting surveillance of "lone wolves"—individuals suspected of terrorist-related activities not linked to terrorist groups.[4] Details[edit]