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Only 3 per cent of UK MPs understand impending EU data protection reforms

Surprisingly few UK MPs claim to have a good understanding of the forthcoming EU data protection reforms, the most significant overhaul to data protection rules on the continent in decades

A recent study surveying what UK parliamentarians think about cloud computing reveals that while most MPs believe data offshoring and security are key barriers to cloud uptake in the public sector, surprisingly few MPs – just three per cent – claim to have a good understanding of the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Infosys makes headway with big data and cloud

S.D. Shibulal, chief executive officer and managing director, Infosys

IT outsourcing company Infosys announced ten per cent year on year growth for the quarter to end December 31, with net profit rising to nearly 21 per cent quarter on quarter. The company said Friday that much of its success and efficiency gains are owed to new inroads it is making in the cloud and big data space, marking the beginning of a transformation many of its competitors are vying to make.