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2014-09-16 08:35:52

Data Privacy Concerns, New Regulations and Chinese State Secrecy Laws Emerge As Key Concerns among Multinational Corporations and Law Firms WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the results of its E-discovery in Asia: Legal, Technical and Cultural Issues study, conducted in collaboration with Asian Legal Business magazine. The...

2014-09-16 08:31:40

Recognized by 4 associations in 2014, SecurityMetrics HIPAA service praised for effectiveness OREM, Utah, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reporting an average of 166,000 records breached per week in 2014, the healthcare industry desperately needs Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and general network security assistance. SecurityMetrics Guided HIPAA Compliance supports the protection of patient...

2014-09-16 08:27:54

Trend Micro Security 2015 supports multiple devices across all platforms to improve consumer security and privacy DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global developer of security software, has released the most comprehensive security solution available that offers protection from cyber threats for PC, Mac, Android and now iOS platforms. Trend Micro(TM) Security 2015 is an all-in-one consumer solution that helps resolve both security and...

2014-09-15 12:31:11

Companies still need to get their data security houses in order MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when cyber security threats are more common than ever, organizations continue to struggle to manage data securely, prepare for potential crisis scenarios, and defend against hacking and other cyber threats, according to findings from the 2014 IT Security and Privacy Survey (www.protiviti.com/ITsecuritysurvey) conducted by global consulting firm Protiviti...

2014-09-15 08:34:57

Using mobile and video to deliver easy-to-understand privacy notices saves banks millions while giving customers the transparency they are demanding YORK, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PrivacyCheq (www.PrivacyCheq.com) announces the immediate availability of its cloud-based privacy notice service. The service provides consumers with dramatically improved understanding of their privacy as they access their electronic banking, credit union, brokerage, and insurance...

2014-09-11 08:29:02

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, New Jersey, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellinx Ltd., the innovative leader in enterprise fraud management announced today the general availability of its healthcare solution which ensures patient privacy and compliance with HIPAA and other government regulations. Securing the privacy of over 70 million patient records at major hospitals, clinics and insurers in three continents, Intellinx's Healthcare Solution now includes proven business rules for...

2014-09-10 16:29:13

Apple iPhone/mobile payments era poses threats and opportunities for consumers, especially those financially at risk WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading consumer organizations told the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today to issue rules so consumers can use mobile financial services without placing their privacy at risk or exposing themselves to new forms of predatory lending and other unfair practices. The groups--U.S. PIRG and the Center for...

2014-09-10 08:36:54

Industry Whitepaper Provides Guidance on "Cookie Sweep" Audits with Overview of EU Cookie Directive and Best Practice Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses now have a resource to help them prepare for EU's "Cookie Sweep" audits, which are taking place September 15-19 of this year. TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company and law firm Fieldfisher today announced the publication of a joint whitepaper, "EU Cookie Audits: Are You Ready?"...

2014-09-10 04:22:14

New AVG Short Data Privacy Notice for AVG's online security, privacy and performance apps makes it clear what information is collected and why AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced that it has now rolled out its AVG Short Data Privacy Notice on its most popular mobile apps. Quick and easy to read like a nutritional label, the new short privacy notice provides an...

2014-09-09 23:12:30

New regional sales office will serve the New York City metro area; Moore to lead channel sales efforts in the region. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Start spreading the news: DSCI is coming to New York. The company is opening a regional sales office to serve the New York City metro area, headed by a newly-hired Vice President of Sales. Although DSCI is new to New York, the company is no newcomer to the industry. DSCI was founded in 2001 as a CLEC in Massachusetts and New...


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