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2014-03-11 12:20:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Motor Vehicles must enact regulations that protect users privacy in new regulations it is drafting that would cover Google's driverless cars and other "autonomous vehicles" traveling on California's highways, Consumer Watchdog told the DMV today. "The DMV regulations must give the user control over what data is gathered and how the information will be used," said John M. Simpson, Privacy...

2014-03-10 23:03:14

Business Associates and Covered Entities can now download the industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training PPT presentation today from myhipaasecuritytraining.com, one of North America’s leading experts in healthcare regulatory compliance. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Business associates and covered entities can now download the industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training PPT presentation today from myhipaasecuritytraining.com, one of North America’s leading...

2014-03-10 08:31:13

Dr. Larry Ponemon Shares Findings from the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ponemon Institute and ID Experts® will announce the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. The study examines how hospitals handle security threats and protect patient information, and investigates the latest...

Collecting Cookie Data And Still Protecting Privacy
2014-03-07 14:38:14

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The browser cookie has long been debated as a troubling side effect of the Internet. Privacy advocates and consumers fear that data collected from cookies are used in nefarious ways. However, publishers typically use the data to understand a site's visitors and target advertising. A group of cryptology engineers at the Saarland University in Germany is the most recent group to tackle the cookie issue, this time by using a cryptographic...

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...

2014-03-05 23:01:51

While one can’t safeguard ones data on outside networks, we can take steps to mitigate the possibility of a security or privacy breach on ones own mobile devices. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Many smartphone owners dismiss the need for mobile security applications, preferring to view them as more suited for desktop computing. That view is sadly outmoded. A report by network innovation firm Juniper Networks found that mobile malware threats increased at an incredible rate of 614-percent...

2014-03-05 08:37:11

New FreedomPop Privacy Phone comes with built in VPN, anonymous voice and payment by Bitcoin LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreedomPop, America's fastest growing mobile service company, today announced its new FreedomPop Privacy Phone - the only smartphone and mobile service that enables encrypted communications. The company launched the phone to specifically protect Americans' privacy, thereby providing the peace and assurance knowing your data is not being compromised....

2014-03-04 23:27:29

HIPAA compliant cloud communication platform teams with compliant cloud hosting provider to ensure patient privacy. LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Today, docBeat® announced that it has selected Itrica to host the mobile data collected from its free, professional, and enterprise line of secure messaging products for healthcare professionals and patients. docBeat’s cutting-edge platform provides connectivity and changes how care is coordinated. When evaluating cloud hosting...

2014-03-04 23:04:33

Aimia to present a webinar that focuses on the landscape of consumer data privacy and its impact on building real relationships and driving long-term loyalty. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Customer data is an invaluable asset and in an increasingly complicated technical and regulatory environment for consumers, marketers must go beyond merely setting out privacy policies for compliance. On March 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. EST, Loyalty360 will host a webinar titled, “Data Privacy−Whose...

2014-03-03 12:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bay Area Systems begin offering assistance to healthcare providers and organizations to be compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), to ensure all the required physical, network, and process security measures are followed. BayArea Systems (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier Information Technology (IT) consulting provider in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective IT...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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