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2014-01-11 23:00:54

Healthcare entities can now download a comprehensive data security policies and procedures template from the healthcare specialists at myhipaasecuritytraining.com. Developed by healthcare and regulatory compliance professionals, the documentation is highly essential for ensuring that healthcare providers have in place I.T. best practices relating to Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Healthcare entities can now download a comprehensive data...

2013-12-28 23:03:30

Small and medium size businesses need to protect themselves against breaches. OlenderFeldman LLP releases a report on what SMBs need to know about data breaches, privacy and cyber-insurance in light of recent news. Union, NJ (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 In light of the recent front page issues involving data breaches and data leakage – Edward Snowden, the NSA and the PRISM Program from the governmental side and Facebook's year-long data breach which exposed the information of over 6...

2013-12-12 12:28:22

Jan. 28th Day of Awareness to Focus on Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust for all Digital Users WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread support for Data Privacy Day (DPD) 2014 is growing in the U.S. and abroad as the annual January 28(th) awareness day that promotes the protection of privacy and data stewardship draws closer. Officially coordinated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day is celebrated by hundreds...

2013-09-30 23:35:39

STEALTHbits will be showcasing their Sensitive Data Discovery Solution, StealthSEEK, which provides colleges and universities the ability to identify and protect sensitive data such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, health records, and other Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Hawthorne, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 STEALTHbits Technologies, a leader in Data & Access Governance solutions, announced today that they will be exhibiting at EDUCAUSE’s annual...

2013-09-16 23:23:03

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advocacy platform, is warning the public that an estimated 4 million Chicago-area healthcare patients may be at risk of identity theft after a privacy breach occurred at the Illinois company Advocate Health Care. This comes to light after the company had four computers stolen in July that held private patient information including Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Scambook, the...

2013-09-14 23:03:25

idcloak releases an article underlining the importance of safeguarding basic personal data as protection against Cybercrime, especially where older generations of society are concerned. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 idcloak publishes a new four-part article on the most common types of cybercrime, where it begins and how to stay protected. The article’s author, idcloak's Robin Welles, explains the importance of educating the public on web-based threats, especially those...

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...

2013-08-27 08:34:01

Business and IT Solutions Provider ICC Details Five Questions Every Company Must Ask about their Data to Protect Customers, Partners and Suppliers from Prying Eyes; New White Paper Details Concerns Every C-Level Executive Should Have about Data Privacy COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies that hold any amount of data on their customers must now -- today -- begin thinking very seriously about what will happen to their reputations and their businesses if they do not take...

2013-08-08 12:30:35

Statement highlights the need for uniformity and preventive policies CLEVELAND, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice at McDonald Hopkins has submitted a statement for the record to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade during its recent examination of state breach notification laws and potential federal preemption. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120131/CL44903LOGO ) According to the...

2013-07-10 08:36:20

PORTLAND, Ore., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The security of personal information is at greater risk now than a decade ago. Financial identity theft and medical identity theft--with life-threatening implications--are impacting millions of people. In fact, experts estimate that an identity is stolen every three seconds. The infographic, Is Your Information Safe?, provides a snapshot of identity theft and data breach over the last decade; available at...