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2014-06-25 16:29:16

Join Speakers from the Federal Trade Commission, Future of Privacy Forum, GE, Intuit, IoT Consortium, McAfee, Pew Research and many more SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain momentum as the objects around us become interactive and smarter. However, the IoT brings new privacy challenges as data is being collected on an unprecedented scale, often for uses that have yet to be determined. According to recent research only 22% of Internet...

2014-01-28 23:04:35

Businesses Can Protect Customer Identities While Enabling Confidentiality on the Internet Through Anonymized Trusted Identity Networks San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud solutions, commemorates Data Privacy Day by announcing strategies for businesses to protect consumer identities without compromising privacy. In the age of big data, enterprises are collecting and sharing unprecedented...

2014-01-28 08:35:57

JOENSUU, Finland, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Champion of data privacy' takes leadership role in data erasure for mobile devices, an important focus for today's security-challenging BYOD trend Blancco [http://www.blancco.com ], the global leader in data erasure and computer reuse solutions, will participate in the 2014 Data Privacy Day [http://www.staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day ], an international effort to educate people about protecting...

2014-01-28 08:34:40

Chief Privacy Officers of Microsoft, Intel, Facebook will Headline Impressive Speaker Lineup for the Official DPD Event to be Streamed Live Online Starting at 11:20 a.m. ET WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is officially kicking off Data Privacy Day 2014, along with federal and private sector leaders. The theme for Data Privacy Day is Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust and will be echoed during numerous local and...

2014-01-28 08:28:14

U.S. Consumer Confidence Index Shows Online Trust Hits Three-Year Low with Only 55 Percent of Internet Users Willing to Trust Most Businesses with Their Personal Data SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off Data Privacy Day 2014(#DPD14), TRUSTe®, the leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company, today released its latest U.S. Consumer Confidence Index, which shows that a high proportion of U.S. adults aged 18 and older are worried about their privacy online, online...

2014-01-28 04:21:26

Online trust falls to lowest point in three years with only 55 percent of British internet users saying they trust most companies with their personal data LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of the annual TRUSTe Consumer Confidence Index shows that consumer online privacy concerns are growing with six in ten internet users (60 percent) more concerned about their privacy online than they were one year ago. Online trust continues to fall and the business impact is...

2014-01-22 23:22:51

The Privacy Professor® shares tips to control your digital footprint. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad has proclaimed Tuesday, January 28, 2014, as the fifth annual Data Privacy Day in the state of Iowa to coincide with International Data Privacy Day. This day marks an important opportunity to encourage Iowans to be aware of data privacy concerns in today’s digital society and to take steps to protect personal information. Des Moines-based and...

2014-01-16 16:27:44

Annual Day of Awareness will Focus on Making Data Stewardship Everyone's Priority WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data Privacy Day on January 28(th) will convey the importance of data privacy and stewardship to digital citizens across the world and its official coordinator, the National Cyber Security Alliance, is calling on all corporations, organizations, governments and individuals to participate by respecting privacy and making the protection of privacy and data a...

2014-01-14 08:35:17

DPD activities to include complimentary 30-minute privacy consultations for businesses, webinars titled "Privacy Basics for Executives" and "Kickstarting a Data Privacy Program" BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy Ref (www.privacyref.com) today announced that it has signed on to become a Data Privacy Day (DPD) Champion to promote messages about the importance of data protection and controlling one's digital footprint. Coordinated and led by the National Cyber...

2014-01-07 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This January, the National Cyber Security Alliance is partnering with Reputation.com and the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault by offering tools and resources that will help survivors gain control of their digital footprint and protect their personal information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130110/DC40640LOGO) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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