Technology Record - Issue 31: Winter 2023

41 of the many regulations governing how governments capture, store and share data to ensure they can adequately protect it against cyberthreats and safeguard the privacy of individuals. To avoid substantial financial penalties, as well as reputational damage and legal action from aggrieved data subjects, businesses are developing data sovereignty strategies to ensure they meet the laws of the country that their data resides in. In particular, data sovereignty has become a more pressing issue with a variety of governments and organisations migrating to the cloud. While Photo: iStock/treety