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2014-06-19 08:31:27

The event, to be held on Aug. 12-13, will be co-located with the Lean Construction Conference, and will focus on helping companies in these sectors employ RFID to improve their business operations. NEW YORK, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal unveiled today the agenda for the RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction conference and exhibition (www.rfidjournalevents.com/energy), which will be co-located with the 4(th) Australian Lean Construction Conference. The event will focus on...

2014-06-19 08:25:33

TRUSTe expands COPPA compliance solutions to include website monitoring and new verifiable parental consent (VPC) service from AssertID SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new study reveals the high levels of tracking on top websites visited by children, TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company announced it is offering new services to help companies meet the privacy needs of the post-Millennial generation of kids and ensure compliance with the Children's...

2014-06-18 23:07:15

Online Trust Alliance (OTA) applauds GetResponse's commitment to consumer protection, data security and privacy. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 GetResponse, the leading email marketing provider, was honored in Chicago for the third year in a row by Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying and promoting ways to protect the security, privacy and identity of Internet users. The OTA Honor Roll recognizes trustworthy companies based on...

2014-06-16 08:32:54

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Properly applied de-identification is an effective tool to protect privacy, but recent criticisms have suggested the opposite. The perpetuation of this myth has the potential to adversely impact health research, innovation and Big Data insights. In order to address the misconceptions surrounding de-identification, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior...

2014-06-12 16:24:03

Recognized for demonstrating leadership in brand protection, online security, and privacy best practices SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish was honored as a Top 10 recipient of the Online Trust Alliance's (OTA) 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll for demonstrating exceptional data protection, privacy and security in an effort to better protect its customers and brand, and to elevate their trust level. The Online Trust Honor Roll is a composite independent audit of over...

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...

2014-06-11 23:09:52

In apparent defiance of government regulations, many HIPAA covered entities are not offering patients the option of receiving an electronic copy of their medical records, finds the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Patient Privacy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 In apparent defiance of final Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) regulations, many Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities...

2014-06-11 23:06:18

Recognized for leadership in brand protection, privacy and security. San Mateo, Calif. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Agari, the leading provider of data-driven security solutions that detect and prevent advanced email cyberthreats, today announced the company has been chosen for the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll for the third year in a row. Each year, OTA evaluates sites and mobile applications based on dedication to brand protection, privacy and security. The study...

2014-06-11 16:29:01

Well over 80% of Arkansas voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Arkansas--86%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

Microsoft Challenges US Warrant To Disclose Email Stored Abroad
2014-06-11 12:53:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday the New York Times reported Microsoft had challenged the authority of federal prosecutors in the United States to force it to hand over customer emails that were stored in an Ireland data center. This is reportedly the first time a corporation has challenged a domestic search warrant seeking information that was stored overseas. The case has attracted attention from privacy groups and other American-based technology companies....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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