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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...

2014-01-15 16:23:39

12 Privacy and Security sessions offered over four days at the 2014 Compliance Institute March 30 - April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this electronic age, privacy of patient data is a major risk for all health care providers. Whether it is the risk of lost or stolen documents and portable memory devices, cyber threats, compliance with new and changing health care privacy and security rules, health care providers count patient data...

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...

NSA Backlash Makes Foreign Companies Wary Of US Cloud Data Services
2014-01-11 04:43:16

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A survey conducted by Vancouver, British Columbia-based web hosting service PEER 1 finds that a quarter of Canadian and UK businesses are looking outside of US borders for data storage. Companies outside of the US are leery of using data services hosted in the country due to the spying activities of the US National Security Agency (NSA). According to survey results, PEER1 finds that 25 percent of businesses are moving data outside of...

Spanish Watchdog Fines Google
2013-12-20 15:54:07

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Search engine giant Google was handed a fine by Spain’s privacy watchdog on Thursday for breaking that nation’s data protection law. Google was levied a 900,000 euro ($1.23 million USD) fine, the maximum amount possible under the law. Spanish authorities allege Google has broken the country’s laws when it combined more than 70 privacy policies into one user information sharing policy last year. “Inspections have shown that...

2013-12-19 08:27:20

FRISCO, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection services for businesses and government, announced today that healthcare customer Forest Park Medical Center is implementing Encryptics' Policy Based Protection (PBP) solution across its entire hospital system. Forest Park is a North Texas-based healthcare organization that operates three hospitals in the Dallas area and has other Texas facilities under development in Fort...

2013-12-12 12:28:22

Jan. 28th Day of Awareness to Focus on Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust for all Digital Users WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread support for Data Privacy Day (DPD) 2014 is growing in the U.S. and abroad as the annual January 28(th) awareness day that promotes the protection of privacy and data stewardship draws closer. Officially coordinated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day is celebrated by hundreds...