Access to cloud services that make it easy to store and exchange data has increased significantly in recent years. One does not even need to ask the IT department for permission to use them
since many of these services let you use the browser without having to install any software locally on your computer. A few keystrokes, and files can be shared with anyone.
It is not straightforward to handle all information in this way. There are legal requirements for the treatment of specific types of information. The legal requirements are imposed on the company, and data owners and IT managers are mainly responsible for ensuring that laws and regulations are followed by the employees. The possibility that cloud services are used are certainly present, by nature people seek for easier and more effective ways of solving tasks. As data owner or IT manager it’s no use being passive and in hindsight say that one did not know that people do this. So what are you doing?
The Norwegian Computer Association has previously held seminars on cloud computing and data export, focusing on legislation and what is allowed and not. This seminar aims to highlight the issue around employees’ use of cloud computing and what options you as a leader have to meet this challenge.
08.30 BYOC – Bring Your Own Cloud
Thordur Arnason, Chief Innovation Officer, Itera
We use cloud services constantly, both privately and at work. Many of these have become such an integral part of our everyday lives that we have stopped thinking that these are in the cloud. Do not we know where our data is, how secure they are, or what the consequences of using them at work.
09.15 The organization’s control and responsibility
Helge Veum, Avdelingsdirektør for Datatilsynets tilsyns- og sikkerhetsavdeling, Datatilsynet
The enterprise is obliged to maintain control of your personal information. What does this responsibility when employees choose to get the job done with readily available cloud services. Responsibility for information, training and procedures, approval of applications and safety are central themes in this context.
10.30 Cloud services – new risk
Atle Dingsør, Tilsynsrådgiver, seksjon for tilsyn med IT og betalingstjenester, Finanstilsynet
The lecture will focus on rules applicable to storing and accessing data in the financial sector. Vulnerabilities and threats that characterize the cloud will be discussed. Measures that Finanstilsynet would expect that firms have implemented will be discussed.
11.15 Employer’s right and duty to lead
Kari Gimmingsrud, Assosiert partner, Advokatfirmaet Haavind
Easily accessible services and storage media gives companies great opportunities but also some challenges. Employers must ensure that confidential information is not compromised and that personal data are processed lawfully and properly. What opportunities employer has to lead and control employee behavior is the theme of this lecture.
For more information and registration see Dataforeningen.
Infocom Group was the initiator of commencement of the community for outsourcing and offshoring in 2009. The purpose of the community is to increase knowledge and share experience around outsourcing as an alternative to ensure good and cost-effective IT services. Read more about the professional team and enrollment here.