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2014-03-06 23:24:46

The AvePoint Privacy Impact Assessment solution helps organizations understand and automate the process of evaluating, assessing, and reporting on the privacy implications of their enterprise IT systems. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 From the halls of the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2014, AvePoint, the established leader in enterprise-class big data management, governance, and compliance software solutions for next-generation social collaboration platforms, today announced it...

2014-02-27 16:27:26

March 30 to April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the U.S. Government's announcement of record-breaking recoveries returned to the Medicare Trust Funds and U.S. Treasury, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) announced today four additional speakers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General have been added to the 18th Annual Compliance Institute agenda....

2014-01-15 16:23:39

12 Privacy and Security sessions offered over four days at the 2014 Compliance Institute March 30 - April 2, 2014, San Diego, California MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this electronic age, privacy of patient data is a major risk for all health care providers. Whether it is the risk of lost or stolen documents and portable memory devices, cyber threats, compliance with new and changing health care privacy and security rules, health care providers count patient data...

2014-01-14 08:35:17

DPD activities to include complimentary 30-minute privacy consultations for businesses, webinars titled "Privacy Basics for Executives" and "Kickstarting a Data Privacy Program" BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy Ref (www.privacyref.com) today announced that it has signed on to become a Data Privacy Day (DPD) Champion to promote messages about the importance of data protection and controlling one's digital footprint. Coordinated and led by the National Cyber...

2014-01-13 16:25:45

March 30 - April 2, 2014, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA MINNEAPOLIS, Jan.13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Key federal, state, and local government officials will outline their expectations for health care compliance at the 2014 Compliance Institute on March 30 through April 2, 2014 in San Diego. Among the officials attending and addressing conference attendees are Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel Levinson and Chief Counsel to the Inspector General Gregory Demske,...

2013-07-16 08:34:09

Webinars will improve executives' understanding of privacy basics BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day the news reports on another business losing their customers' or employees' personal information. The remediation costs, fines, and brand damage can be overwhelming for any organization in terms of real dollars and opportunity costs. However, many business owners and executives have only a limited knowledge of the privacy requirements imposed by legislatures,...

2013-02-14 23:03:50

Privacy Ref has launched the Privacy Ref Data Privacy Roundtable Series, developed in response to strong demand from participants in Privacy Ref´s “Kick-Starting a Privacy Program" webinar and readers of the IAPP Privacy Advisor newsletter article. Each Roundtable session will be a virtual, interactive meeting focused on a participant-driven privacy-related topic and limited to ten attendees to ensure opportunities for a high level of participation and interaction for all....

Government Pre-Crime, Data Mining Operations Raising Privacy Concerns
2011-10-10 05:18:37

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is allowing members of the public to voluntarily participate in a new program that has been created to try and predict when an individual will commit a crime--or possibly engage in terroristic activities--Declan McCullagh of CNET reported Friday. McCullagh said that an internal document originating from Homeland Security, obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) under the Freedom of Information Act, reveals "efforts to 'collect,...