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Government moves against encryption increase need for data safe havens
Ever since David Cameron’s ill-advised call for a ‘ban on encryption’ western governments’ attitudes to data encryption have been in the spotlight. However, the increasing use of end-to-end encryption by the likes of WhatsApp seems to be persuading more and more governments that they should be restricting modern encryption methods.Read more
99.9% of financial information breaches don’t result in prosecution
As increasing numbers of businesses and individuals manage their finances on mobiles and online, the need for stringent financial data protection laws is more pressing than ever before.Read more
No security shortcuts in the cloud
As the cloud has become the central data platform for enterprises around the world so it is an increasingly attractive target for hackers and criminals. Indeed, Microsoft’s latest Security and Intelligence report has shown that attacks on cloud-based accounts have increased by 300% in 2017 compared to 2016.Read more
How much will Trump’s presidency cost the US cloud computing industry?
President Trump has made a number of controversial moves regarding data privacy since his inauguration. Not only have these actions have served to severely dent public confidence in the US when it comes to data privacy, they have also served as a vital wake up call for businesses that store data in the US.Read more
EU standing up for encryption
The European parliament’s committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs has suggested that amendments to the 2002 regulation on privacy and electronic communications (ePrivacy) are required in order to safeguard encryption.Read more
“Social media companies have been laughing in our faces”
This quote from a UK government official, perhaps more than any other statement, cuts to the core of the tension that exists around the issue of data encryption.Read more
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Artmotion featured on Forbes.com
Companies concerned about keeping their data safe from prying governments are turning to Swiss datacenters that have the security of national laws which protect information from the other countries.Learn more
Article about Artmotion on Computerweekly.com
Is Switzerland turning into a cloud-haven in the wake of the Prism scandal? Enterprises are using Swiss cloud providers to host data, because of their tighter privacy culture, following the NSA surveillance revelations.Learn more
The Independent.co.uk stated that Switzerland can provide a safe haven for your data
Switzerland is rapidly building a niche industry of secure data storage. While the US National Security Agency seems able to use EU treaty rules as an excuse to snoop on us at will, it has no such right in Switzerland.Learn more
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Artmotion featured on Zdnet.com
If the US and European governments can get access to data stored in the cloud, then it might be better to store it in on servers in a neutral country, such as Switzerland. If so, Artmotion hopes to benefit...Learn more
Artmotion boosts data privacy with enhanced encryption
To further increase the security of its clients’ data, Swiss data center provider Artmotion has introduced dedicated encrypted servers as part of its secure service offering.Learn more
Top 15 countries for safe data storage
A new Data Danger Zones report from secure data center Artmotion ranked more than 170 nations on their abilities to keep digital information safe, private and secure.Learn more
Switzerland: From Banking Paradise To Data Safe Zone
Attracted by the country's political neutrality and ironclad privacy laws, a growing number of people and companies are choosing to keep their sensitive information in the nation's servers.Learn more
Artmotion's public statement on Data-economy.com
Artmotion said this combined with a rapid increase in people expressing unfavorable opinions about the US more generally, could have a “severely detrimental impact” to the cloud computing industry.Learn more
Analysis from Artmotion forecasts billions in losses due to the Trump effect
According to Artmotion, the US cloud computing industry stands to lose more than $10 billion by 2020 as a result of President Trump’s increasingly shaky reputation on data privacy.Learn more
Artmotion's report on data prosecutions featured on Itproportal.com
The report says that out of 14,000 data protection complaints made against the financial sector in the last five years, less than 0.1 percent resulted in criminal prosecutions.Learn more
Artmotion has been selected as finalist on EuropeanCEO.com
The judges felt that given the security surrounding Artmotion's cloud, uniquely positioned the company to offer a first-rate service combined with unrivaled protection.Learn more
How much is your personal or company data worth?
The study of a thousand Brits, undertaken by Swiss data center Artmotion, found that 49 percent of respondents would only sell their personal or company data for £1 million or more.Learn more
Forbes.com on Swiss Data Secrecy and Artmotion
The Swiss reputation for low taxation and secrecy is well known when it comes to money, but it's also becoming a popular place to store data, thanks to the country's strict data-protection laws.Learn more
Are Swiss cloud firms - the new Swiss bank account?
With data privacy fears at an all-time high following Prism, FISA, and the Patriot Act can Swiss cloud firms join their financial services compatriots in offering truly private services?Learn more
Only 8% of Asian countries are safe for data privacy.
The Data Danger Zones report combines analysis of five key factors for data privacy - political instability, corruption, the risk of natural disasters, quality of infrastructure, risk of internal conflicts, and risk of terrorism.Learn more
Privacy fears have businesses looking for data 'safe havens'
Following recent privacy scandals, a survey states that three quarters (or 76 percent) of IT decision makers would move their organization’s data to another country as a result of privacy concerns.Learn more
US Firms bank on Swiss data centers
Switzerland has a well-deserved reputation, and now it's hoping to ‘cash in’ on that legacy by providing a similar refuge for something that some say is even more valuable than our money – our data.Learn more
Is the U.S. cloud services sector slowing down?
Artmotion Ltd. released a statement stating that the U.S. cloud industry stands to lose more than $10 billion by 2020 as a result of American President Donald Trump’s “increasingly shaky reputation on data privacy.”Learn more