Data Economy

Data Protection in the Cloud – a new EU trust mark for Cloud is launched

A new Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers in Europe has been launched.

Europe Needs Courageous Action to Ban Data Localization

IBM's top European executive urges EU leaders to avoid data localization rules that could impact everyone from entrepreneurs to doctors and hospitals.

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty’s Letter to the U.S. President-Elect

Washington, D.C. - IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty this week sent the following letter to the president-elect of the United States:

Viewpoint: A landmark Moment for Strengthening Trust in Cloud Computing

Europe’s Cloud Computing industry today sent out a strong message about its commitment to security and privacy. Following a four-year collaboration between cloud service providers and the European Commission – – in which IBM has been a driving force – the text of a Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers in Europe […]

Viewpoint: EU Gets Serious on Push for Innovation

Three recent developments demonstrate that the EU has become very serious about driving innovation – and about not letting bureaucracy get in the way On Monday this week, 14 European member state governments sent a letter to the European Commission and the Dutch government, current Presidency holders of the EU. The letter urged both bodies […]

THINKPolicy #6: Protecting Europeans’ Data

With massive data breaches galvanizing media and public attention, individuals and governments are scrambling to ensure the privacy and security of online information. The European Commission, Council and Parliament are now in the final round of negotiations on a new regulation, which aims to harmonize and modernize Europe’s current data protection regime. IBM supports this […]

THINKPolicy #5: Harmonizing Europe’s Digital Economy

With massive data breaches galvanizing media and public attention, individuals and governments are scrambling to ensure the privacy and security of online information. The European Commission, Council and Parliament are now in the final round of negotiations on a new regulation, which aims to harmonize and modernize Europe’s current data protection regime. When Europe established […]

THINKPolicy #4: Safeguarding the Future of Digital Trade

Our world is becoming smarter. We are, quite simply, awash in data. From aircraft engines that alert owners when they’re due for maintenance to wearable devices that can share fitness data directly with your doctor. Businesses, using advanced computing and software, are deriving more and more value from these data flows – in the 21st […]

IBM Welcomes House Passage of the Judicial Redress Act

Washington, D.C. – IBM today issued the following statement on passage of H.R. 1428, the Judicial Redress Act, by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Privacy, and the right to exercise control over one’s personal information, should not be limited by lines on a map. IBM applauds the House of Representatives for bolstering that basic principle […]