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2013-02-07 08:28:37

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A lost laptop or lost paper files can put a healthcare organization in a tailspin, especially if they contain the protected health information (PHI) of thousands of patients. Is this an incident or a breach? Is there a probability of PHI being compromised? Will this require notification? RADAR(TM) 2.5, the latest software tool from ID Experts, answers these questions for covered entities and business associates, by managing and tracking privacy and...

2013-01-28 16:25:40

ARMONK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today was honored as one of the most trusted companies by U.S. consumers when it comes to securing and protecting the privacy of their personal information, according to a survey from privacy and information management research firm Ponemon Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) IBM ranked #4 overall in Ponemon's 2012 Most Trusted Companies for Privacy study, marking the seventh consecutive year that...

2013-01-23 12:27:46

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a nonprofit public-private partnership focused on digital safety and security and official coordinator of Data Privacy Day (DPD), has partnered with Reputation.com, the leader in online privacy and reputation management technologies, to raise awareness and provide data privacy tools for victims of domestic violence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120105/DC30562LOGO) (Logo:...

2013-01-10 12:26:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on helping all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online, and official coordinator of Data Privacy Day (DPD), is collaborating with many educational institutions, corporations, government and non-profit organizations across the world to make Data Privacy Day on January 28(th) a success. Data Privacy Day is an international day of awareness...

2013-01-09 12:22:47

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alinean, empowering B2B sales and marketing to better quantify and communicate the value of proposed solutions to today's economic-focused buyers, announced today that it has been awarded Safe Harbor certification for complying with a strict set of privacy principles defined by the U.S. Department of Commerce in conjunction with the European Union. Safe Harbor certification signifies that Alinean's Value Marketing and Selling Tools comply with...

2012-12-20 08:30:17

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There are some new kids on the block and their name is team Enymity. Pay attention or risk missing the greatest new business invention since the wheel. Enymity is where eCommerce and online anonymity come together to create privacy and security for consumers shopping for products and services on the Internet, hence the name E-NYMITY. When clients place a secure order with Enymity they can rest assured that their identity stays hidden and no one...

2012-11-23 08:23:00

Most firms are unable to adequately protect their customers against data breaches. TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Recent studies indicate major discrepancies between the perception of privacy protection in Canada and the reality behind the ability of companies to protect personal information. A recent report from Advertising Standards Canada and MacLaren McCann indicates widespread willingness among Canadians to share personal information, with up to 79% exchanging their data to...

Stolen Laptops Force NASA To Use Encryption
2012-11-15 16:52:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Halloween was scary this year for NASA. A laptop and official NASA documents issued to a headquarters employee were stolen from the employee's locked vehicle on October 31. The agency issued a warning to all employees, and issued a lock down on all NASA-issued laptops until proper encryption software could be installed. NASA is not allowing any agency-issued laptops to leave the premises until encryption protection is...

2012-11-12 16:28:23

WATERBURY, Conn., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Therap Services announced its compliance with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework. Therap's developmental disabilities software complies with HIPAA and Safe Harbor security and privacy requirements for individuals, families, providers and government agencies. The self-certification includes Therap Services on the list of participating organizations for the Safe Harbor Framework, which is developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Therap's Home...

California Cracks Down On Privacy Policies
2012-10-31 08:36:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Privacy policies are boring affairs. They´re often written to prevent their misuse and stand up in a court of law. As such, they´re often very“¦wordy and can be quite a chore to get through. However, they´re becoming a part of our daily lives. With so much of our information living “on the grid” or “in the cloud,” and so much of our daily behaviors being monitored by mobile...