Are Data Localization Policies a Looming Disaster for Cybersecurity?

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As a wave of policy measures seeking to force the localization of data sweeps the globe, the potential impacts on cybersecurity have been largely overlooked. While data localization measures are often motivated by legitimate aims—including privacy, national security, or promoting domestic industries—these policies are increasingly posing significant challenges for cybersecurity defenders.

John Miller


Senior Vice President of Policy and General Counsel, Information Technology Industry Council

Edna Conway


Vice President, Security & Risk Officer, Azure Microsoft

Danielle Kriz


Senior Director, Global Policy, Palo Alto Networks

Peter Swire


Elizabeth and Tommy Holder Chair of Law and Ethics / Senior Counsel, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business / Alston & Bird LLP

Cloud Security Policy & Government

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