Hong Kong Legco election 2012 IT seat contestants Charles Mok and Samson Tam comment on the latest issues with Hong Kong's internet freedom, and the actions they took to defend internet freedom in the city the past four years.
by: Carol Ko 06-Sep-2012
To ensure the long-term implementation of the new law, the government will set up a National Privacy Commission under the President's Office, which will be tasked to monitor and ensure compliance of the country with international data protection standards.
by: Eden Estopace 25-Aug-2012
What are some of challenges policymakers face when drafting data protection laws? Is it a problem if data privacy laws disregard "data" as "assets? And why is it a challenge for policymakers to factor in industry-specific regulatory and compliance requirements?
by: Carol Ko 15-Aug-2012
Cloud computing is impacting data center design, and the changes are occurring right at the infrastructure design and implementation. Consider these four tips on designing an effective cloud data center.
by: James Young, CommScope 10-Aug-2012
Cloud Security Alliance's APAC managing director contrasts the efforts Singapore and Hong Kong made in developing cloud standards. He says Singapore "has an upper hand" as a sovereign state, and has contributed in international standardization efforts for years.
by: Carol Ko 30-Jul-2012
SMBs are rapidly adopting cloud computing to boost efficiency and cut IT costs. Yet they continue to express concerns about privacy in the cloud.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 25-Jul-2012
The new rules will bring about new opportunities to put in place IT systems and infrastructure that gives them a business advantage over their competitors. They will also present an opportunity for enterprises to deploy IT that helps them turn data -- which, in itself, is not very useful -- into information.
by: Allison Walton, Symantec 24-Jul-2012
A new type of government cloud service is also surfacing. These cloud services are on special-built infrastructure whereby one government agency or an appointed commercial organization functions as the host facility and offers cloud computing services to the rest of the government agencies.
by: Lim Jee Yen, CrimsonLogic 27-Jun-2012
New Forrester Consulting survey findings suggest that data privacy issues are now the main obstacle to cloud adoption among organizations in Asia Pacific, with 74% of the respondents cited data privacy as a concern, ahead last year's top mention of security.
by: Enterprise Innovation editors 25-Jun-2012
Using a matrix of parameters to map cloud services requirements and offers, ACCA's Cloud Assessment Tool helps enterprises to evaluate cloud vendors objectively on a scale of Level 1 to 4.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 21-Jun-2012