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Focus on Cloud Computing at 'European Security Round Table'

The European Security Round Table (ESRT), a forum for EU-centered security and defence topics, organized on the 8th of June a debate titled “Moving to the Cloud: Risks and Opportunities – Assessment for Local Entities.” in Brussels.

Published on June 10, 2010

Cloud computing in focus

The discussion covered the economics, security, privacy and data sovereignty aspects of Cloud Computing, with an analysis of risks and opportunities from a local and regional government perspective. 

Represented at the debate were key policy actors, academia and industry, among others the European Commission, the European Data Protection Supervisor, the Centre for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt, British Telecom, and Microsoft.

Privacy, Security and Data Sovereignty

The ENISA Expert Daniele Catteddu presented current projects of the Agency on governmental cloud computing and a common assurance framework, under the agenda heading of 'Privacy, Security and Data Sovereignty'. This included a presentation of the recent study on Cloud Computing.

See the ENISA Cloud Computing video.

For full seminar program.

Organisational background:
The European Security Round Table is a neutral platform between the EU Institutions, NATO and other relevant actors to discuss European security and defence issues. As a membership-based organisation, it provides a forum for the crucial topics of today, and for discussions about the future direction of European security and defence policy.



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