Cloud computing is the topic of choice lately, but there are many hurdles preventing its adoption, including privacy fears. This is a particularly important issue for potential customers, so those in the business are working hard to develop new skills and technologies to relieve their concerns.

Sys-Con Media brought this news to our attention in their article, “Canada’s Big Data and Identity 2.0 Strategy.” A report from the World Economic Forum (“Personal Data: The Emergence of a New Asset Class”) addresses this broader view of the evolving Internet and its role as a universal data ecosystem. The cloud’s role as one big store of our personal information is a popular topic and concern.

Melody K. Smith

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