“Authorities should immediately stop using Microsoft” was the strident tone echoed across headlines following a recent press release issued by a German state Data Protection Commissioner. However, there are cloud services that are fully GDPR compliant.
In conjunction with the Ponemon Institute, IBM has released the latest edition of its annual “Cost of a Data Breach Report”, which is appearing for the 15th time in 2020. A key message: Mega data breaches generate astronomical costs.
After four years of legal battles running through all US instances, Microsoft‘s email-in-Ireland case is now moot – but the topic is by no means off the table yet.
CIOs would do well to pursue a risk management led approach when selecting, commissioning and supervising their IT service providers.