Tag Archive: data privacy

Jan
30
2015

End-of-Month Recap: What You Might Have Missed

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At the end of each month we’ll compile a list featuring some of the most informative and interesting privacy blog posts to let you know what topics are driving the privacy agenda this month. This month, the State of the Union address was big news for the privacy field as the president announced new privacy …

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Jan
28
2015

Meet TRUSTe: Kevin Trilli, VP Product

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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: Kevin Trilli Job title: VP Product How long have you worked at TRUSTe?: 6+ years (started in November ‘08) Describe your current role, how this has …

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Jan
27
2015

Privacy Impact Assessments: Creating a Data Map

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This post is part 3 of a 4 part series about Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) that we will be posting weekly. Privacy officers, executives and project managers all benefit from PIA insights to ensure the privacy practices at their organizations are ethical and safe. There are a total of six steps when conducting a PIA. …

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Jan
26
2015

The Upsides and Downsides of Private Messaging Apps

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By Alexandra Ross, The Privacy Guru  Have we reached the end of the “age of oversharing”? Private messaging apps are the fastest growing category of apps, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry. Recent stats show downloads of private social messaging apps increased 200 percent in 2013 over 2012. From the basic urge to just “say …

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Jan
22
2015

Obama Addresses Privacy, Security at SOTU Address

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By Alexandra Vesalga, Esq., Regulatory Intelligence Analyst, TRUSTe In this week’s State of the Union Address, the president remarked on several privacy and cybersecurity initiatives in the works, including a proposed federal data breach law, a renewed proposal for a consumer privacy bill of rights and a student data privacy bill. Privacy was expected to …

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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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