Europe

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.

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 […]

IBM Statement on United Kingdom Referendum on European Union Membership

London – IBM today issued the following statement: “IBM has proudly been a part of the British economy and society for over a century, with a substantial presence. In times of uncertainty, IBM’s core values, including the unwavering dedication to the success of all our clients, matter more than ever as a guide for our […]

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 #8 – Nurturing Europe’s Digital Innovation Hubs to Transform ‘Old’ Industry

The digital age has opened up all sorts of new possibilities for innovators. With unprecedented amounts of data and constantly evolving means to make sense of it, the search for the next big thing becomes more and more intense. Sometimes, though, the key to the future lies in the past. Europe’s industrial base, a historical […]

Tightening cybersecurity for critical European infrastructure and networks

With cyber attacks on the increase around the world, the need for greater cybersecurity resilience is crucial. It is of the utmost importance when it comes to vital infrastructures and networks such as power grids, financial and transportation systems.  Digital technologies are the backbone of our society and economy. The consequences of critical infrastructure outages […]

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 […]