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Data Protection Leader
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Volume: 15 Issue: 4
(January 2018)

cloud computing information technology data security cybersecurity

matthew kirkham john balouziyeh


saudi arabia

Saudi Arabia: The Cloud Computing Regulatory Framework

The Communications and Information Technology Commission’s (‘CITC’) Cloud Computing Regulatory Framework (‘the Framework’) entered into force on 8 March 2018. The Framework, which was subject to a public consultation in its draft format in 2016 (‘the Draft’), applies primarily to cloud services provided to natural and legal persons resident or with a customer address in Saudi Arabia. Data Protection Leader spoke with Matthew Kirkham and John Balouziyeh, Associate and Legal Consultant at Dentons, respectively, about the Framework.

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