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2014-03-11 16:27:54

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and Aislelabs discuss design and architecture of MLA systems TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers continues to rise, more and more creative ways of using these devices are being developed. One technology that has recently created a new use of smart mobile devices by utilizing their increased connectivity is Mobile Location Analytics (MLA). At Aislelabs, protecting consumer...

2014-03-10 08:31:13

Dr. Larry Ponemon Shares Findings from the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ponemon Institute and ID Experts® will announce the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. The study examines how hospitals handle security threats and protect patient information, and investigates the latest...

2014-03-06 23:24:46

The AvePoint Privacy Impact Assessment solution helps organizations understand and automate the process of evaluating, assessing, and reporting on the privacy implications of their enterprise IT systems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 From the halls of the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2014, AvePoint, the established leader in enterprise-class big data management, governance, and compliance software solutions for next-generation social collaboration platforms, today announced it...

2014-03-03 08:33:07

Further strengthens and expands PwC's Data Protection and Privacy practice at a time of high profile cyber threats and data privacy breaches NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has acquired the assets of Minnesota Privacy Consultants (MPC), including the Company's privacy professionals and network. MPC helps multinational corporations, government agencies, universities and nonprofits find their sensitive data, classify it, control it and...

2014-02-24 08:33:26

Over 2.6M users benefit from integrated cloud data visibility and control SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, CipherCloud, the leader in cloud information protection, announces its continued platform innovation for enabling organizations to rapidly adopt cloud applications while protecting their sensitive data, ensuring compliance to policies and regulations, as well as ever growing unauthorized access, external threats and surveillance. Through these advancements, the...

2014-02-07 12:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Shannon Wheatman and Michelle Ghiselli, both of Kinsella Media, authored a new white paper in conjunction with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Rust Consulting. The white paper, "Privacy Policies: How to Communicate Effectively with Consumers," discusses the consequences of failing to make clear and accurate privacy disclosures in the framework of today's legal and regulatory landscape. It also...

2014-02-04 08:41:37

International expansion follows Encryptics' stateside momentum; past six weeks see new healthcare, financial services and government customers FRISCO, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encryptics, a provider of patented data privacy and protection software for businesses and government, today announced the United Kingdom launch of its security solutions in partnership with London-based Templewood Homeland Security Solutions. Templewood recognizes the same rising demand for email...

2014-02-03 16:23:41

High-value analytical features help practitioners navigate U.S. and global privacy and security law ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA has launched a series of enhancements to its Privacy & Data Security Law Resource Center, the comprehensive resource for professionals working in the area of privacy law. The Resource Center, which provides a combination of primary sources, analytics, and news, has been expanded to include new tools and search...

2014-01-31 23:33:03

Certification to safe harbor program signals adherence to European Commission's directive on data protection. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 One Safe Place Media Corp, one of the country’s leading offsite data protection and Online Business Backup companies, has successfully completed the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework certification process from the United States Department of Commerce. The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor program is a voluntary certification and ensures the company is...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'