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2013-10-09 08:28:52

Customer Adoption Grows 242 Percent; RADAR 3.0 Now Available PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lost laptops and internal snafus happen. If they involve personal information of customers, employees or others--as they often do--organizations must act in accordance with Federal regulations and state data breach laws. Now that the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule is in effect, healthcare organizations and their third parties are required to perform a risk assessment for every privacy and...

2013-09-30 23:02:52

BSI complies with the U.S.-EU and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework data security, privacy principles and protection requirements. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Business Software, Inc. (BSI), a leading provider of cloud-based payroll tax filing, tax calculation and compliance onboarding solutions, recently completed the U.S. Department of Commerce's U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework compliance certification processes for client privacy...

2013-09-26 23:22:54

According to privacy expert Rebecca Herold, new technologies promise to make our lives easier, save us money or connect us to our friends. At what cost? Infographic aims to educate consumers on everyday privacy risks. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Privacy and security expert Rebecca Herold (a.k.a. The Privacy Professor) has issued a new infographic to help people understand some of the many ways in which their personal information and data is collected each day. The...

2013-09-23 04:22:06

New report urges online service providers, regulators, policymakers, schools and parents to formally ban targeted advertising to students BRUSSELS, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children using cloud computing technologies at school are at risk of privacy violations if they don't receive special protection, according to a new survey of European data protection officials released today by SafeGov.org. The report was released to coincide with the International Conference of Data...

2013-09-18 08:33:52

LONDON, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MetaGer, Germany's Most Popular Meta Search Engine, Launches English-language Version at Metager.Net Edward Snowden, a contract employee at the National Security Agency (NSA), made headlines after highlighting the very active nature of the US 'Patriot Act': It grants US authorities unrestricted access to US internet servers. Although its existence has been publicly known since the adoption of the Patriot Act in 2001 [1], the...

2013-09-10 23:04:44

Maker of Saga lifelogging app demonstrates a continued commitment to user privacy. Seattle (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 A.R.O. Inc., makers of Saga, the essential lifelogging app, today announced it has been awarded the TRUSTe Privacy Certification and TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Certification, demonstrating the company’s commitment to the highest standards of privacy protection around the globe. TRUSTe is the world’s leader in data privacy management, and has rigorous requirements for its...

2013-09-10 08:27:15

SurveyMonkey is launching upgraded safeguards to protect health information - and in time for the September 23 compliance deadline for the new HIPAA requirements PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SurveyMonkey, the world's leading provider of web-based survey solutions, now offers HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) compliant features for all Platinum customers at no extra cost. This will allow U.S. healthcare providers to collect sensitive patient...

2013-09-04 23:27:11

New regulations created by the HIPAA Omnibus Rule have created a frenzy for knowledge. PYA has released two new manuals that will help physicians, hospitals and other entities address more rigorous health information privacy standards. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 To assist providers in complying with new HIPAA regulations, PYA has released two new manuals that will help physicians, hospitals and other entities address more rigorous health information privacy standards. New...

2013-08-15 23:04:54

The pii2013 conference will be held September 16-18 in downtown Seattle Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Producers of the 4th annual Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2013) announced today that AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG) will be a Platinum Sponsor of this year’s conference. Taking place September 16-18 in downtown Seattle, pii2013 will explore how to better build trust in the data-driven economy, a mission that AVG shares. AVG, which provides Internet and mobile...

2013-08-15 23:01:10

Digital security expert David Stelz will discuss “Data@Risk: Seven Mindsets Important to the Protection of Your Company’s Information” Aug. 28, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Protected Trust, 199 Ave B NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881. Winter Haven, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Digital security expert David Stelz will discuss “Data@Risk: Seven Mindsets Important to the Protection of Your Company’s Information” Aug. 28, 2013, from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Protected Trust, 199 Ave B...