Tag Archive: privacy

Dec
11
2014

Privacy Priorities in 2015 – Privacy Investment on the Rise?

Financial year 2015

According the latest research commissioned by TRUSTe, companies are currently investing millions in privacy. As the number of data breaches in the U.S. reached new heights in 2014, companies are making privacy a company-wide priority to build trust with their consumers and alleviate compliance and brand risks. An independent survey commissioned by TRUSTe of 200 …

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Dec
10
2014

TRUSTe Enters into Privacy Partnership with Data Security Council of India

DSCI

Today, the Data Security Council of India (DSCI) announced that they and have signed an MoU with TRUSTe to explore creation of a joint website privacy certification in India that is cross recognized with international standards and also meets local privacy requirements. This certification program would leverage the existing capabilities of both the organizations – …

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Dec
08
2014

TRUSTe Privacy Automation Forum in NYC

Privacy Automation Forum Ace Hotel

By Dave Deasy, VP, Marketing at TRUSTe Last week we held the second in a series of forums designed to bring together privacy and compliance executives to participate in a highly interactive discussion on emerging trends impacting the field of data privacy management along with the opportunity to share best practices and explore new solutions …

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Dec
05
2014

You’re Invited! – Upcoming Privacy Innovation & Technology Meet-Up

Privacy MeetUp

On Dec. 10, TRUSTe will host the Privacy Innovation & Technology Meet-up happy hour event for those working in (or interested in) privacy and security. Meet others who work in your field, share stories and enjoy the holiday atmosphere with snacks and refreshments. We’ll also unveil our line-up of interesting guest speakers and topics for …

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Dec
01
2014

TRUSTe To Host Upcoming Privacy Automation Forum In NYC

New York City

A select group of senior privacy, risk and compliance professionals will convene in New York City on Dec. 4 to discuss the issues they encounter working in the evolving field of privacy. The Privacy Automation Forum is the second of two events hosted by TRUSTe with the first taking place at TRUSTe’s headquarters in San Francisco …

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Nov
13
2014

Rise in Privacy Investment Evident as Companies Rush to Join New DPM Platform Beta Program

DPMP Blog Image

Today we’re excited to announce that the beta program for our Data Privacy Management Platform has reached full capacity. Numerous well-known international brands have signed-up to participate in this program, which will give them access to this comprehensive and intuitive privacy solution. The interest we’ve seen since announcing this program is a strong indicator that …

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Nov
03
2014

COPPA is Not Just for Kids’ Websites Anymore

School children using digital tablet outside

By Joanne Furtsch, director of product policy at TRUSTe, CIPP/C, CIPP/US This article was first published in the IAPP Privacy Tracker blog on 10/28/14  It’s not just online services and websites targeted toward children that need to be diligent about following Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) regulations. A few months ago the Federal Trade Commission …

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Oct
27
2014

73% Open to Wearables at Work but Potential Privacy Issues Could Be a Concern

IoT Statistics - consumer attitudes to data collection through wearable smart devices.

If you use wearables at home, it might be evident how these little tracking devices could be beneficial in the workplace. However, the potential for companies to collect this information without employee knowledge or consent raises the issue of transparency with regards to data collection. Whether monitoring our daily steps, using intelligent I.D. badges to …

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