Cloud Computing for Regulated Industries: Security Requirements Differ

Data stored in the cloud will be subject to numerous data security laws, explains Hogan Lovells partner Phil Porter in a recent article.   Specific types of data will trigger different security regulations, ranging from HIPAA rules for health data, to Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act rules for financial service data, to COPPA for data about children.  Data hosted in the cloud in the U.S. might also subject the data to U.S. national security rules, including USA Patriot Act.  Cloud service providers and customers need to tailor their contractual provisions to match these regulatory imperatives.

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