When focusing on cybersecurity, physical security is often overlooked. It’s important to keep it in mind, after all you do not want a disgruntled employee to impact your efforts, by walking out with equipment or data from the company.
Owncloud was founded by Frank Karlitschek in 2010, the vision behind the product was to give users complete control over the cloud. After a successful launch in 2012, ownCloud Inc. was created in the US, raising more than $10 million in venture capital. However, in April 2016, everything fell apart .
Privacy has been a hot topic for anyone looking for a file sync & share solution. This year, both the European Union and the U.S Government introduced the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program. A program that establishes a mechanism for American companies to comply with EU data protection requirements. This agreement’s goal is to facilitate data exchange between the EU and the U.S, increasing the accountability of these companies. However, there is still the underlying factor that these American companies only make a public commitment under American law.