Spectator Briefings

Weathering the pandemic: has cloud computing become essential?

28 min listen

The pandemic has led to a surge in digitisation in so many aspects of our lives. Cloud computing, in particular, has been a cornerstone of this time – not least for stay at home employees to maintain their productivity during a turbulent time. But what actually is cloud computing, and is it all that it’s set out to be? Are privacy and security concerns adequately addressed? Kate Andrews speaks to DCMS Minister Matt Warman and Public First’s Rachel Wolf about its potentials and pitfalls.

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