Executive Brief

Government Requests for Data: What Does it Mean for Organizations

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Over the past few years, there has been a “rising interest” from governments to gain access to data on customers from tech giants

Over the past few years, governments, both the United States and globally, have requested data from technology companies, such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, among others. This can include information on users, users’ accounts, data stored in the cloud, etc.

This executive brief covers types of government requests, how many requests and responses have been issued over the past decade, and what these requests can mean for organizations that store data in the public cloud.

The numbers are increasing

Data shows us that government requests for data will continue to increase. That’s why it’s important to learn more about these requests, and what impact they can have on your business.

What you’ll learn:

  • Subpoena vs. Warrant vs. Court Order – What are the differences between these requests, and how they are responded to
  • The Data – See the rising trend of requests for data from companies like Google, Amazon and Microsoft
  • Requests & the Public Cloud – Learn more about what these requests have to do with your data, and GDPR compliance
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