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2014-07-10 23:11:48

WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader in web-based ethics and compliance training, has announced its Protecting Personal Information (Canada) training course designed to help employees understand the basic principles of information security and achieve compliance with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and applicable provincial data-privacy laws. Mahwah, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 WeComply, a Thomson Reuters business and leader...

2014-07-09 23:05:08

Industry growth will be stimulated by the increasing amounts of personal information shared over the internet and mobile devices, as well as the continued recovery of consumer income and business spending. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Identity Theft Protection Services industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Identity Theft Protection Services industry has experienced slow growth over the...

2014-06-23 20:21:55

CLEVELAND, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida data breach notification law will soon be replaced by more stringent and encompassing law, and it is imperative for businesses to be proactive in their data security measures in order to remain compliant. That is the warning issued in an alert - Florida raises the bar on data privacy, security and breach notification with passage of new law - earlier today. The alert, issued by McDonald Hopkins' national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity...

2014-06-19 12:30:55

NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Even though international anticorruption laws and violations are getting the lion's share of media and business attention these days, the area of global privacy law is fast becoming a top priority for many organizations. As rapid innovations in technology expand the consumption of personal data, the laws regulating its usage are also evolving to protect citizens' privacy. Failure to abide by these laws can result in high legal costs,...

2014-06-12 08:35:20

Beliefs of Eroding Privacy, Lack of Confidence in Ethics HOPKINTON, Mass., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: -- Taps into privacy attitudes of 15,000 consumers from 15 countries -- 91% of respondents value the benefit of "easier access to information and knowledge" that digital technology affords -- Only 27% say they are willing to trade some privacy for greater convenience and ease online -- Only 41% believe government is committed to protecting...

2014-06-03 08:41:10

Media Honors Latest Update to Company's Flagship Enterprise Solution NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensitive Data Manager (SDM) 7.5 is now available from Identity Finder, a leading provider of data discovery, data governance, and data classification solutions. SDM garnered several recent accolades from top technology influencers including SC Magazine, PC Magazine, and Network World. SDM empowers security and compliance professionals to discover, classify, remediate, monitor,...

2014-05-29 08:34:46

TRUSTe hosts first Internet of Things Privacy Summit to define the privacy needs of the new interconnected world and scope out the next generation of solutions SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is predicted that there will be 26 billion connected devices by 2020. 6 out of 10 (59%) US internet users know that smart devices such as smart TVs, fitness devices, and in-car navigation systems can collect data about their personal activities. Being told this was the case, users would...

2014-05-15 20:25:28

Easy-to-Use Case Protects Consumers from Cyber Criminals While Providing 120 Percent More Battery Life SAN ANTONIO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in four smartphone owners say their privacy was invaded and personal information stolen, according to a September 2012 Pew Research Internet Project Study, illustrating that privacy breaches are clearly on the rise with limited, cost-effective hardware-based solutions available. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140514/87385)...

2014-05-15 08:29:04

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada voiced its concern at revelations that local telecom companies and other service providers disclosed personal information from nearly 800,000 customers in a single year, a practice that would be codified in two bills currently before Parliament. The Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act (Bill C-13), currently being discussed at the Standing Committee for Justice and Human Rights, would provide telecom companies with criminal and civil...

2014-05-01 16:37:18

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today backed six broad policy recommendations outlined in the White House report on Big Data and praised the report for identifying potential dangers of discrimination and threats to privacy in what the report called "a world where data collection will be increasingly ubiquitous, multidimensional, and permanent." "I expected the White House team to focus on the benefits of Big Data and gloss over the very...


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