90 percent of data loss prevention (DLP) violations occur in cloud storage apps, and a large percentage of these are for enterprise confidential intellectual property or customer or regulated data that the customer did not know or want to store there.
At Infosecurity Europe 2015, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) Working Group released the Privacy Level Agreement (PLA) v2, a tool that provides cloud customers and potential customers, of any size, with a mechanism to identify a baseline of mandatory personal data protection legal requirements across the EU.
Despite clear benefits of cloud services – greater collaboration, agility, and cost savings – federal agencies are slow to migrate to the cloud due to security concerns.
At Infosecurity Europe 2015, CoSoSys announced the development of Endpoint Protector 4 to include new integrations with Dropbox for Business and Box to strengthen data security policies and prevent data losses and theft through employee’s data transfers made to cloud-based storage applications.
As the EU moves towards stricter data privacy rules, companies operating in the region are grappling with translating legal policy into business practices.
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