LEADS Act

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How you can get involved in rebuilding trust in the cloud Cloud computing promises to transform the way we work and play, through increased computing power, scalable and always-on availability, enhanced security, and new and innovative services. But this promise will be realized only if all of us work together to enhance and ensure trust …

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Brittenford Systems Voices Support for LEADS Act

Brittenford Systems, a financial systems consulting firm, recently posted a great blog about the need for our nation to update its digital privacy laws. Here are some key excerpts: How much has technology changed since 1986? A lot. How much has the major law protecting the privacy of users participating in electronic communication changed? Negligibly. …

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Brad Smith is cross-examined on cloud computing privacy challenges.

Congress Examines Cloud Computing Privacy Challenges

VFI Leader Ryan Risley Recaps Key Tech Policy Hearing on Capitol Hill As the CTO of technology consulting firm Brittenford Systems, I spend a lot of time helping our diverse range of mid-market clients understand how technology can drive operational improvements and growth. Our clients put their trust in us and the solutions we implement, …

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Video: The Importance of the LEADS Act to Small Businesses

VFI Leader Naomi Moneypenny Discusses the Need to Update U.S. Digital Privacy Protections In a recent video, Voices for Innovation community leader Naomi Moneypenny discusses how her small technology company, ManyWorlds, can serve enterprise customers around the world because of cloud computing. But the benefits of the cloud are now under threat because of outdated …

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It Turns Out, I Have a Voice

VFI Member David Gersten Reflects on His Visit to Our Nation’s Capital I admit, I was nervous—super nervous—on the afternoon of October 28, 2015. I was standing, literally, in the halls of the power—just outside the office of U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA-47). I was about to meet my Congressman to advocate for much-needed legal …

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The LEADS Act Will Advance Digital Privacy

Cloud adoption and innovation are driven by user trust. Individuals and businesses must be confident that their private information is secure and protected. Unfortunately, our nation’s current legal framework for digital privacy was developed nearly 30 years ago and does not contemplate the era of cloud-stored data or the borderless nature of the Internet. Now …

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