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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...

2014-05-01 08:44:48

Privacy Ref is offering free webinars in May BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable technology is at the forefront of the news lately. Many people are worried about some shifty eyed passer-by with Google Glass, Samsung Gear, or some other device snapping their picture or stealing their personal information. Businesses worry about employees or visitors stealing proprietary information or leaking confidential information to the outside world. Businesses will need...

2014-03-12 23:26:01

EC-Council addresses concerns regarding the breach of their website and sensitive member information. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 EC-Council takes the privacy and confidentiality of their customers very seriously. On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014, the ICANN-accredited domain registrar of EC-Council was compromised and as a result, EC-Council suffered a DNS Poisoning attack, which resulted in their website being defaced. EC-Council launched a comprehensive investigation and...

2014-02-11 08:40:25

Cyber threats and attacks have become more complex DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Trend Micro Incorporated's (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) 2013 annual threat roundup report, "Cashing in on Digital Information," security breaches, cyber criminals, and organized attacks made it nearly impossible to keep personal and financial data private. Large-scale attacks on privacy and security are detailed in the report that covers online bank hacking, mobile threats, infrastructure attacks,...

2014-02-06 08:34:56

DENVER, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two national experts are available as media sources on a variety of topics related to data breach and personal identity theft. Former top Time Warner Cable executives Tom Feige and George Rentz now run Denver-based idRADAR (www.idradar.com). The company, founded in 2012, provides security solutions for individuals and corporations that protect and monitor identity data, credit information, Internet use, and digital communications. To arrange...


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