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US Cloud platforms potentially incompatible with GDPR
Latest reports confirm that the use of Cloud platforms owned by US corporations may lead to non compliance with GDPR and could be detrimental in the long run for EU organisations.
It’s common knowledge that Cloud platforms come with benefits but also with known risks. Compliance with various regulations, being an ever changing landscape, is generally not seen as a major risk as it's built into the sometimes tedious but necessary tasks.
In some cases your organisation's compliance with directives, regulations and international agreements is dependent on third parties and you have to make sure those third parties follow the same rules.