The Future of Cloud Regulation: The Authorities Take Notice

A look at how regulators could approach supervising public cloud companies in the future.

On February 28, 2017, Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a massive outage due to high error rates with its Simple Storage Service (S3) in the US-EAST-1 corridor. The disruption took down websites and platforms across the United States. At the time, a bank CTO told WatersTechnology that their team was “sitting around twiddling our thumbs” because the outage knocked out its main analytics platform and there was nothing they could do, even though the platform was mission critical. A few weeks later

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Firms step up non-compete use to protect tech, data IP

US states are increasingly banning or limiting the use of non-compete contracts, but financial firms are using them more frequently to safeguard proprietary tech and data assets—including the knowledge of the individuals who work on them.

Waters Wrap: Examining ASX’s CHESS do-over

The Australian exchange was the first exchange to be all-in on DLT—and the project failed. Anthony speaks with ASX’s Tim Whiteley to discuss the lessons learned and why he thinks the second attempt will succeed.

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