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Analyst: Cloud computing to be among top privacy, cybersecurity concerns

"Potential risks" around user privacy on Facebook and Google get a lot of attention, she said, but "everyday there are massive risks to the security of the network" because of cloud computing.

Arbogast predicted a "day of reckoning" when a cloud-computing attack could bring more attention to the issues in this space.

Going forward, she said, other key policy concerns will include targeted advertising, over-the-top video and wireless broadband.