This presentation will highlight the key legal issues associated with cloud computing and some implementation methods for minimizing or mitigating those risks.
There are numerous legal issues in cloud computing like operational, legislative or regulatory, security, third party contractual limitations, risk allocation or mitigation, and jurisdictional issues. Security, privacy and confidentiality remain the biggest concern for the data owner, as when the data is stored on the cloud the same might be accessible to multiple users. There is concern for its safety and protection of valuable data and trade secrets. Then there are intellectual property issues regarding ownership of and rights in information and services placed in the cloud.