GDPR + Cloud
Any business in the world, irrespective of their location, should be GDPR compliant if they store or deal with EU residents' personal data. This data can be as obvious as a person's name or location data or something less apparent like an IP address and cookie identifiers. Safeguarding customers' personal data and showing that you adhere to laws such as GDPR proves to customers and partners that you care about their data. When using Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), as a customer, you are responsible for configuring and using cloud services in a way that complies with the applicable directives contained within GDPR. Failure to comply with GDPR results in hefty fines and lawsuits.
With the increase in the use of cloud technologies, more user data gets collected and processed. At the same time, there has been a rise in data breaches and cyber-attacks. And with such a rise in cyber attacks, more and more customers are skeptical of trusting their data to companies. Hence, it is better to be safe than sorry. GDPR protects customers' personal data, and being GDPR compliant will protect you from hefty fines and lawsuits and garner a customer following that is based on mutual trust. With this rise in personal data and the urgent need to safeguard that data, the speed and agility of development mean that the Privilege Gap is continuously widening. Cloudanix was built to solve this problem! Cloudanix automates audits that perform various checks consisting of different rules on a wide variety of recipes that we provide. For instance,