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2014-09-22 08:21:46

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of John Kropf as corporate privacy executive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=27828. In this new role, Kropf has executive responsibility for leading and executing Northrop Grumman's global privacy strategy and data protection...

2014-09-19 20:22:52

ID Experts Selected for Innovating with Software that Simplifies the Management of Security and Privacy Incidents Involving Regulated Data SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security and privacy incidents have become an everyday occurrence in industries that hold sensitive customer and patient information--referred to as regulated data. Managing data breach risks and staying in compliance with breach laws can be overwhelming, time-consuming, and prone to human error....

2014-09-18 08:34:00

Forrester Study Cites 151% ROI for Enterprises Using TRUSTe SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TRUSTe announced the launch of the first comprehensive end-to-end data privacy management solution. The TRUSTe Data Privacy Management (DPM) Platform provides enterprises with greater visibility, flexibility and efficiency to manage privacy risk. As businesses have changing technology, legal and corporate risk requirements, the Platform builds upon TRUSTe's 15+ years of privacy...

2014-09-18 08:27:00

New hires and deep combination of privacy and security capabilities meet growing demand for managing evolving data risks NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that its Data Protection and Privacy practice within its Risk Assurance division has significantly expanded its team and service offerings. The latest additions to the already strong & deep team build on the notable talent acquired during the firm's recent acquisition of Minnesota Privacy Consultants....

2014-09-18 08:21:40

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision USA, multiple award-winning North American leader in cutting-edge video surveillance solutions, partnered with St. Louis, MO based NexGen Integration LLC, a leading full-service security company, to equip the U.S. Army with a comprehensive security system at Fort Leonard Wood, a major U.S military facility. Hikvision's products passed a rigorous battery of tests to gain Risk Management Framework (RMF) certification,...

2014-09-17 20:23:13

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HACKJACKET, a Toronto based Internet security and privacy company, today announced the complete rebranding of its corporate identity and website from Federated Networks to HACKJACKET. "Although we recognize and are proud that Federated Networks pioneered some important technologies related to the strengthening of the SSL protocol and the immunization of devices from spyware, ultimately the original vision of our business and our brand evolved...

2014-09-17 08:33:55

Instant messaging, attachment sharing, phone and conference calling using Double Layer Encryption with Authenticated User End Points PRETORIA, South Africa, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seecrypt has today announced the release of SC3, a new generation of secure communications that will provide users with unprecedented levels of privacy thanks to a military-grade double layer encryption protocol. This latest version of Seecrypt's app will enable individuals and businesses to make end-to-end...

2014-09-17 04:22:02

Series of global parent surveys shows great optimism about the benefits of internet in schools, but strong desire to curb commercial data mining and profiling BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surveys of nearly 5,500 parents in 11 countries around the world, including Europe, Asia and North America, show that parents have high hopes for the contribution that Internet applications can make to their children's education, especially when it comes to acquiring...

2014-09-16 12:35:04

Passive RFID IT Asset Management Solutions Company Says Don't Roll the Dice with Data Center Fundamentals BRISTOL, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent prominent study, cutting datacenter energy waste by 40 percent could save businesses over $3 billion annually. But where exactly to cut and what changes to make is still a question for many IT professionals, data center managers and line of business executives struggling with reducing the energy footprint for their data...

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...


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