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Yelp Announces Settlement With FTC Over Child Privacy Rights

Yelp Announces Settlement With FTC Over Child Privacy Rights Violations

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online San Francisco-based online customer rating and review website Yelp has agreed to pay the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the sum of $450,000 for illegally collecting the personal...

Latest Internet privacy Stories

2014-09-22 12:28:58

Recognized for Innovative Privacy Program TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and the Infoway-sponsored Health Information Privacy Group (HIPG) have received the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation award from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). The award was presented on September 19, 2014 at the closing general session of the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress in San Jose, California. This is the 12(th) year for the IAPP awards,...

2014-09-19 20:22:52

ID Experts Selected for Innovating with Software that Simplifies the Management of Security and Privacy Incidents Involving Regulated Data SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security and privacy incidents have become an everyday occurrence in industries that hold sensitive customer and patient information--referred to as regulated data. Managing data breach risks and staying in compliance with breach laws can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and prone to human error....

2014-09-18 23:03:41

MacKeeper announces a new and easy way to encrypt private files, pictures, and data. As online security threats continue to grow, MacKeeper allows Mac users more options to manage data and have more control over how it can be accessed. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 MacKeeper announces a way to protect sensitive data on a user's computer so that it can not be accessed by hackers. Each year, more photos and personal information gets leaked online from celebrities and average...

2014-09-18 08:34:00

Forrester Study Cites 151% ROI for Enterprises Using TRUSTe SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TRUSTe announced the launch of the first comprehensive end-to-end data privacy management solution. The TRUSTe Data Privacy Management (DPM) Platform provides enterprises with greater visibility, flexibility and efficiency to manage privacy risk. As businesses have changing technology, legal and corporate risk requirements, the Platform builds upon TRUSTe's 15+ years of privacy...

2014-09-18 08:27:00

New hires and deep combination of privacy and security capabilities meet growing demand for managing evolving data risks NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that its Data Protection and Privacy practice within its Risk Assurance division has significantly expanded its team and service offerings. The latest additions to the already strong & deep team build on the notable talent acquired during the firm's recent acquisition of Minnesota Privacy Consultants....

2014-09-17 23:11:19

Los Angeles tech public relations firm PMBC Group is pleased to announce a new client relationship with Penango, the encryption and secure webmail company that provides unique military-grade online privacy protection which allows consumers and businesses to safely send and receive authenticated and encrypted messages. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Los Angeles tech public relations firm PMBC Group is pleased to announce a new client relationship with Penango, the encryption...

2014-09-17 20:23:13

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HACKJACKET, a Toronto based Internet security and privacy company, today announced the complete rebranding of its corporate identity and website from Federated Networks to HACKJACKET. "Although we recognize and are proud that Federated Networks pioneered some important technologies related to the strengthening of the SSL protocol and the immunization of devices from spyware, ultimately the original vision of our business and our brand evolved...

2014-09-17 12:23:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enssages is a portmanteau of Encrypted Messages, it's a new instant messaging solution with end-to-end encryption technology for professional, business, industry, and public sector needs, the next generation of secure communications software that enables people to connect in secure ways, anytime, anywhere. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146362 Everyone, every business that uses computers and mobile devices has messages to...

2014-09-17 08:33:55

Instant messaging, attachment sharing, phone and conference calling using Double Layer Encryption with Authenticated User End Points PRETORIA, South Africa, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seecrypt has today announced the release of SC3, a new generation of secure communications that will provide users with unprecedented levels of privacy thanks to a military-grade double layer encryption protocol. This latest version of Seecrypt's app will enable individuals and businesses to make end-to-end...

2014-09-17 04:22:02

Series of global parent surveys shows great optimism about the benefits of internet in schools, but strong desire to curb commercial data mining and profiling BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surveys of nearly 5,500 parents in 11 countries around the world, including Europe, Asia and North America, show that parents have high hopes for the contribution that Internet applications can make to their children's education, especially when it comes to acquiring...


Latest Internet privacy Reference Libraries

secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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