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2014-09-04 12:26:07

Brands and Social Networks Need to Provide Security, Privacy, and a Seamless Experience to Activate Growth NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With U.S. social commerce sales expected to reach $14 billion by 2015 (invesp), and social networks like Twitter and Facebook ramping up their commerce capabilities, a new survey commissioned by DigitasLBi, a global marketing and technology agency, and conducted online by Harris Poll shows that while only 5% of Americans have made a purchase on a...

2014-09-03 20:25:02

New encrypted photo gallery app protects videos and images from hackers, even on iCloud. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vysk Communications announced its latest endeavor in the smartphone privacy world, the Vysk Private Gallery app. The Vysk Private Gallery app encrypts the photos and videos you want protected on your phone, as well as those you choose to store in the cloud. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140903/142648 With the Vysk Private Gallery...

2014-09-03 20:23:09

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA's "Fear Google" campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist's upcoming show "No Delete" next month at CACA's The Showroom; located in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Printed...

2014-09-03 16:25:05

New White Paper Examines Definitions of Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Provides Marketers Ways to Innovate Consumer Privacy Practices NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A macro issue that will continue to plague the marketing and advertising industry, if it is not properly addressed, is the instability of today's privacy practices, according to a new white paper by AdExchanger Research, a practice designed to provide thoughtful analysis on the digital media and marketing...

2014-09-03 16:21:41

Public Access to License Plate Reader Records Would Hand Tools to Stalkers and Criminals LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vigilant Solutions today applauded Friday's ruling by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant that prevents stalkers and criminals from having access to law enforcement databases of automated license plate reader (ALPR) data. In his decision, Chalfant said that publicly releasing ALPR data -- which consists of license...

2014-09-03 08:40:02

ValidSoft is World's First Security Software Company to Achieve Four 'EuroPriSe' Privacy Seals LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValidSoft UK Limited ("ValidSoft") (www.validsoft.com), a global supplier of transaction authentication solutions utilized by financial services companies, governments and business automation sectors and a subsidiary of Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK), today announced that it has been awarded an unprecedented fourth European Privacy...

2014-08-29 20:22:17

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to privacy and data security, AltaMed Health Services is notifying affected individuals of a recent incident that may affect the security of their personal and protected health information. The organization learned from local law enforcement of an ongoing criminal investigation of a former AltaMed temporary employee, and other individuals unaffiliated with the organization, on suspicion of...

2014-08-28 23:16:22

Facebook, Whatsapp, and Tango represent some of the most popular mobile phone applications, all of which can compromise an individual’s personal data stored on their phone. Michael Yasumoto, Senior Forensic Analyst at Deadbolt Forensics, provides advice on how much information can be accessed from mobile applications during forensic examinations. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In today’s day and age, it is more important than ever, for individuals to be aware of what apps they download on...

2014-08-28 12:33:15

New facility driven by local growth opportunity and new privacy regulations SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), the leading provider of marketing software, announced the opening of its data center in Sydney, Australia. The data center is key to Marketo's international growth strategy and is part of the company's overall investment in expanding its presence and operations in Australia and New Zealand....

2014-08-28 12:30:06

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy Advocate and Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Jennifer Lynch, joins the lineup of biometric and mobile commerce experts set to speak at the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged Executive Summit in Tampa, Florida on September 15, 2014. Previously announced speakers include Steven Rahman, Director, Technology and Strategy at Samsung, and Philippe de Raet, Vice President, Public Sector at Experian. The theme...


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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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