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Jan
21
2015

Meet TRUSTe: Debra Farber, Sr. Consultant & Product Manager

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Our latest series will introduce you to a new TRUSTe employee every week to give you an inside look at the talented, knowledgable and friendly people who work at TRUSTe.   Name: Debra J. Farber Job Title: Sr. Consultant & Product Manager, JD, CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, CIPM, CIPT How long have you worked at TRUSTe? Just under 6 months. What …

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Jan
20
2015

Starting a Privacy Impact Assessment

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This post is part 2 of a 4 part series about Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) that we will be posting weekly.  Not too long ago privacy was an after-thought; something that most customers and companies weren’t overly concerned about. Now, most consumer concerns around connected devices include privacy breaches and unauthorized information gathering. Many companies …

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Jan
19
2015

Privacy MeetUp This Week, Plus Data Privacy Day Events

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MeetUp Event: “Science-Fact: How Modern Scientific Advances Will Impact Individual Privacy”  Privacy and security professionals are invited to attend a MeetUp hosted by the Privacy & Technology Group (sponsored by TRUSTe) on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 6-8 p.m. From 6-6:30 there will be networking and refreshments, then from 6:30-7:30 p.m. two guest speakers will discuss …

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Jan
16
2015

Canadian Privacy Regulators Launch Research to Examine Advertising Compliance

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The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB), notified its members on Wednesday, Jan. 14, that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is launching a research project to determine if some of Canada’s most popular websites are compliant with Canadian privacy laws. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner will study, “the degree that organizations …

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Jan
14
2015

Obama to Introduce New Data Privacy Initiatives at Next Week’s SOTU

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The word is out that data privacy will be a key issue in President Obama’s State of the Union address next week (Jan. 20). This week, the president met with the Federal Trade Commission to give a preview of the new data privacy initiatives he plans to introduce.  The anticipated legislation includes the Personal Data …

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Jan
14
2015

Meet TRUSTe: Ken Okumura, VP Engineering

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Our latest series will introduce you to a new TRUSTe employee every week to give you an inside look at the talented, knowledgable and friendly people who work at TRUSTe.  Name: Ken Okumura  Job title: VP Engineering How long have you worked at TRUSTe?: 5 years Describe your current role, how this role has changed over time …

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Jan
13
2015

Mitigate Risk, Protect Consumer Data With a Privacy Impact Assessment

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This post is part 1 of a 4 part series about Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) that we will be posting weekly.  The importance of privacy will only grow over time. The amount of connected devices is increasing exponentially – and with that, so is the amount of personal data flowing on the Internet ­– possibly …

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Jan
09
2015

Online Privacy Crackdown Beyond the EU to Brazil

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By Kris Vann, J.D., Senior Product Marketing Manager at TRUSTe  Historically, the EU has been the darling of data protection initiatives. This past year, however, the crackdown went well beyond the EU to growing economic areas such as Brazil. Less than a month after the new “Marco Civil da Internet” went into effect on June …

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