compliance

February 5, 2019

Trust Your Cloud: Data Protection and Geo-Fencing with IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization

Trust your cloud. IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization leverages technology to simplify compliance demands and provide workload security down to microchip level.

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January 22, 2019

India’s Journey to Personal Data Protection and Data Privacy Law

Learn more about India's data protection law—The Personal Data Protection Bill 2018—and how it can impact various organtizations and data governance in general.

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December 15, 2017

Increase Data Control, Choose EU Support for Your Cloud Apps

You probably have read the announcement last month about IBM giving clients control over their data. Today, these new capabilities to protect your data in the European Union (EU) are available and ready for use. I am going to show you how to utilize these enhanced data controls. See how to use data residency within the European Union. Learn how to get started with EU support for the IBM Cloud in Germany - read on.

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June 27, 2017

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Principles and Primer

With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines coming to full effect May 2018, it is imperative that companies understand the new regulation end-to-end. Many of the GDPR’s main concepts and principles are similar to those in the current Data Protection Act (DPA), so if companies are complying properly with the current law, then most of their approach to compliance will remain valid under GDPR. However, there are new elements and significant enhancements that will make full compliance harder to achieve

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March 23, 2017

“Hallo Deutschland” – Getting Started with Bluemix in Germany

"Hallo Deutschland" or "Hello Germany" is an app I recently deployed. I didn't want to push a simple "hello world". The reason is that Bluemix Public is now available in Frankfurt, Germany!

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March 21, 2017

How Organizations Are Measuring Cloud Success

Cloud adoption has entered the mainstream. Organizations are embracing cloud to drive enterprise-wide innovation that improves customer relationships while simultaneously delivering operational efficiencies. But how are enterprises measuring the success of their cloud initiatives?

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February 14, 2017

Security and Compliance for IBM dashDB and Cloudant

I often get asked about the security features of IBM dashDB and Cloudant. Both are database services ("DBaaS") offered on IBM Bluemix. Once the security topic is addressed, compliance-related questions are next. A good chunk of questions can be answered by reviewing the provided product documentation.

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