Privacy watchdogs are no longer taking a lax approach to compliance and data security. With less than 20 months to prepare for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), some regional regulators are already putting the pressure on local and international businesses handling the personal data of EU...

Many counties, most notably the United States, have enacted laws that give them broad powers to access cloud-stored data both within and outside of their jurisdiction. While Edward Snowden's revelations in 2013 put the spotlight on a number of shocking behind-the-scenes surveillance activities, the U.S. government continues...