Those pesky terms and conditions, who bothers to read them? It was recently estimatedthat to read all the privacy policies the average person agrees to on a daily basis, it would take 250 hours per year. Easier just to skip ahead and accept.
The agreements are often long, in vague legal text that leaves even the most determined policy reader unsure of their rights. And unfortunately, while legal authorities recognize users rarely read the terms and agreement, it is done so at their own risk.
So to protect yourself and corporate data, the best approach to reading or skimming terms and conditions may to be narrow in on the sections most likely to impact corporate security.
To help protect your business from accidental security risk, Skyhigh Networkspulled together 5 essential user agreement terms to look out for when signing up for a cloud service.
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Becca Lipman is Senior Editor for Wall Street & Technology. She writes in-depth news articles with a focus on big data and compliance in the capital markets. She regularly meets with information technology leaders and innovators and writes about cloud computing, datacenters, ... View Full Bio