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The Hague Forum for Cloud Contracting on 18 March 2020

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) in co-operation with the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security (Strategic Vendor Management Microsoft) and the European Commission organizes the second meeting of The Hague Forum for Cloud Contracting. The meeting will take place on Wednesday 18 March 2020, 09.00 – 17.00 in Brussels, Belgium. More information and the…
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Microsoft follows the pressing advice of SLM Cloud and guarantees more privacy for Cloud customers.

Under pressure of Strategic Vendor Management Cloud (SLM Cloud), an initiative of the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security, Microsoft adjusts its conditions to be able to guarantee more privacy for Cloud customers worldwide. Julie Brill, Chief Privacy Officer & Corporate Vice President for Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs Microsoft, announced an update of the…
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Cloud services, the next big thing?

Paul van den Berg, Strategic Vendor Manager Rijk: “Cloud services, the next big thing? Last decade, working in the Cloud has become a serious ‘thing’. But of course, there are still some challenges. Privacy for example, just like transparency when it comes to the storage of you personal data. And moreover, Cloud procurement. It is…
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The Hague Forum for Cloud Contracting

European institutions convene to keep control over data processing in the cloud Over one hundred representatives of public institutions all over Europe gathered in The Hague on 29 August 2019 for the first EU Software and Cloud Suppliers Customer Council meeting. They discussed plans for keeping control over the digital infrastructures provided by hyperscale cloud…
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Verification of the implementation of the agreed remedial plan

On 18 June 2019 the Minister of Justice and Security, Ferd Grapperhaus, and the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Kajsa Ollongren, informed the House of Representatives on the verification of the implementation of the remedial plan agreed with Microsoft In 2018, SLM Microsoft had a data protection impact assessment (DPIA) carried out for…
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“National government in the cloud?”

On April 18, 2019, Strategic Vendor Management Microsoft organized the meeting “National government in the cloud?” During “National government in the cloud?” we spoke with Diederik van Leeuwen, the CIO Rijk a.i. With Diederik we discussed the limited possibilities that are now available for organizations within the central government to make use of cloud services.…
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