Cloud Compliance and Regulation Updates to Be Aware of in 2024

The virtual world can be a scary place. Cyber threats lurk around every corner. Organizations eagerly wait to collect data so they can use it for their marketing needs.

Fortunately, compliance regulations exist. They set guidelines for various online technologies including cloud computing. They ensure confidentiality, integrity, and data availability.

A new year is here, and organizations must be aware of new and existing compliance and regulation updates to ensure their companies don’t violate standards. Here are a few to be aware of.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR is a European Union (EU) regulation that oversees data protection. It is guided by seven principles as follows:

Integrity and confidentiality
Storage limitation
Accountability
Purpose limitation
Data minimization
Accuracy
Lawfulness, fairness, and transparency
The GDPR may not apply to U.S. organizations, but it applies to companies that handle business with EU firms. The guidelines also set good business standards.