Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. starts Tuesday with meetings with tech executives in Seattle rather than government officials in Washington, but politics will still be front and center, writes Christopher Mims. Source: China Seeks Out Unlikely Ally: U.S. Tech Firms – WSJ
For those of you that are unaware, the CFPB is in the cloud in a big way. The CFPB’s cloud PIA was made public yesterday. I think it’s pretty interesting that a financial services regulator is storing its data in the cloud.
Government conflicts with Apple and Microsoft reflect heightened resistance by businesses intent on demonstrating efforts to protect customer information. Source: Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.S. Over Access to Data – The New York Times
The Sensor-Rich, Data-Scooping Future – NYTimes.com.
Internet security: How to back up a country | The Economist.
Protect Your Data in the Cloud with TrueCrypt.
Box hands cloud encryption keys over to its customers | Ars Technica.
IBM offers cloud-based services to Chinese firms to address security concerns | Reuters.
Microsoft Protests Order for Email Stored Abroad – NYTimes.com.
Cloud Services Triple Likelihood and Cost of Data Breaches – The State of Security. Interesting, but I am not sure I agree with the first bullet point.