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2014-01-30 20:23:45

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, California State Senate approved landmark online privacy legislation, SB 383 (Jackson), on a 21-13 vote. The Consumer Federation of California and United Food & Commercial Workers Union sponsored the bill. "Senate passage of SB 383 is a big step towards respecting the online privacy of California consumers, and a defeat for Apple and other corporate privacy invaders," stated Richard Holober, Executive Director of...

2014-01-28 23:04:35

Businesses Can Protect Customer Identities While Enabling Confidentiality on the Internet Through Anonymized Trusted Identity Networks San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based authentication and advanced Web fraud solutions, commemorates Data Privacy Day by announcing strategies for businesses to protect consumer identities without compromising privacy. In the age of big data, enterprises are collecting and sharing unprecedented...

2014-01-28 08:28:14

U.S. Consumer Confidence Index Shows Online Trust Hits Three-Year Low with Only 55 Percent of Internet Users Willing to Trust Most Businesses with Their Personal Data SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To kick off Data Privacy Day 2014(#DPD14), TRUSTe®, the leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company, today released its latest U.S. Consumer Confidence Index, which shows that a high proportion of U.S. adults aged 18 and older are worried about their privacy online, online...

2014-01-21 23:24:29

U.S. - EU Framework further protects client data and privacy. Hawthorne, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Xand, the East Coast’s premier provider of colocation, cloud, disaster recovery, and managed services, announced today that it has successfully attained United States – European Union Safe Harbor Framework certification. Xand undertook internal audits to comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of...

2014-01-14 08:35:53

In response to recent data breaches where credit card info was stolen from over 100 million shoppers, privacy company Abine offers free Masked Credit Card protection to all victims. BOSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming number of inquiries from Target and Neiman Marcus data breach victims, online privacy company Abine is providing Masked Credit Cards for free to exposed shoppers for their next online or offline purchases. Masked Credit Cards enable consumers...

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...

2013-09-30 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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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