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Data Protection: Europe-wide Certification of Cloud Services

Certificates Confirm that Providers Comply with the New EU General Data Protection Regulation – Uniform Standards also Are in the Interest of Cloud Clients, Certification Authorities, and End Consumers
Das zertifizierte Einhalten aktueller Datenschutz-Gesetze und -Verordnungen erhöht die Sicherheit für Cloud-Kunden (Grafik: KIT)
Certified compliance with current data protection legislation enhances security of cloud clients. (Graphics: KIT)
Gruppenfoto vom Kick-Off Meeting des Projektes AUDITOR in Karlsruhe (Foto: KIT)
Group photo of the kick-off meeting of the AUDITOR project in Karlsruhe. (Photo: KIT)

Holiday photos or business databases – using a cloud service means to trust the provider. This is easier when the provider’s security measures are certified. The market of cloud service providers and certifications, however, is vast and unmanageable. The AUDITOR research project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will provide clarity: The project partners design a data protection certification of cloud services for Europe-wide use in accordance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

Holiday photos or business databases – using a cloud service means to trust the provider. This is easier when the provider’s security measures are certified. The market of cloud service providers and certifications, however, is vast and unmanageable. The AUDITOR research project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will provide clarity: The project partners design a data protection certification of cloud services for Europe-wide use in accordance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Full Text: Press Release 051/2018

 

sis, 30.04.2018