Information Protection in Cloud Services

  • LANGUAGE: English DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 TIME: 4:00pm CEST, 10:00am EDT, 7:00am PDT
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Information Protection in Cloud Services

Today’s economy is clearly driven by data. The most successful companies are those that can use this data to create useful information that enables them to get closer to their customers, to create new products and be more efficient. Cloud services are a key enabler in this, they allow the capture, storage, and exploitation of vast amounts of data without the need for capital expenditure. They enable the rapid development and deployment of new applications as well as the modernization of existing one.

However, these benefits come with some risks and challenges. While the major CSPs (Cloud Service Providers) go to great lengths to secure the infrastructure of their environments it has become clear that many of the cloud security challenges lie with the customers’ own use of these services. An additional concern is the risk of government interference in the operation of the service or demands for access to the data it holds. This concern was recently rekindled with the EU Court of Justice Ruling on the EU-US Privacy Shield.

In this webinar you will learn

  • About the key customer responsibilities for security and compliance when using cloud services
  • How the information protection lifecycle can be applied to the cloud
  • Why access control and encryption are essential
  • Which forms of encryption are right for which risks

KuppingerCole Senior Analyst Mike Small will take you through the basics of information protection in the cloud and the responsibilities that come with it.

He will be joined by Gary Marsden, Cloud Services Director, Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing (CPL), who will explain the importance of access control and encryption and show which forms of encryption are right for which risks.


Mike Small is the retired director of security management strategy of CA, where he was responsible for the technical strategy for CA's security management software product line within Europe, Middle East and Africa. Mike did work for CA between 1994 and 2009, where he developed CA’s...

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Today’s enterprises depend on the cloud, data and software in order to make decisive decisions. That’s why the most respected brands in the world rely on Thales to help them protect and secure access to their most sensitive information and software. Our solutions enable organizations to move to the cloud securely, achieve compliance with confidence, and create more value from their software in devices and services used by millions of consumers every day.
We are the worldwide leader in data protection, providing everything an organization needs to protect and manage its data, identities and intellectual property – through encryption, advanced key management, tokenization, and authentication and access management.

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing is part of Thales Group. 

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