Legal Issues on The Cloud

Another issue is that of intellectual property and the security of trade secrets. The solution to this is encryption. Many vendors encrypt data so that external parties may not access the information. However individuals may take additional precautions by encrypting it before uploading. Another issue where reading the terms of a contract may be of benefit is third party access. Some vendors have clauses where select parties may be granted access to the information stored. However this must be disclosed in a vendor agreement.

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