Date Added: May 2013
Cloud computing has become popular for its users who need low-cost and large scale computing. Lately, international and regional organizations as well as governments have begun to understand the legal impact of cross border cloud computing storage service on individuals' personal data. To meet the need of personal data protection regulations, this study discusses the significance of personal data protection. In addition, personal data protection in the current use of a specific storage characteristic in cross border cloud computing. The threats associated with the cross border transmission of personal data. This study describes the level of understanding the risk of business departments and governments' agencies that implement this technology.