Just before national elections take place, the risk level of politicians' safety is usually raised and relevant protection measures are adopted and properly applied. What about the risk level of Governmental Information Systems, Public Administration services and Critical Infrastructures? At the time of this writing, Greece is under constant cyber-attack of hacktivism nature. The attacks are ongoing, and increasing in frequency. This is reasonable. What is not is the absence of proactiveness. Is there a strategy?
Less operational cost VS security and data privacy protection. Could the cloud ever become an IT infrastructure at least the same secure as enterprise silos or the monetary profit of this new business trend shall supplant security and privacy requirements of core IT systems? What is the role of legal regulations and how could they assure a secure and vital cloud environment full of personal and enterprise confidential data?