To coincide with the ninth Data Privacy Day, NCSA and TRUSTe released the U.S. Consumer Privacy Index 2016, which reveals the extent of current consumer privacy concerns.
This year, the theme for Data Privacy Day focuses on respecting privacy, protecting data and enabling trust. Today's global company is by necessity a digitized company. As a result, challenges around data privacy, security and trust must be addressed by everyone: companies, vendors, partners and consumers alike.
Companies and organizations all over the globe are increasingly hiring privacy professionals to help them make the tough decisions about what information to collect, when and how to store and delete it, which databases to combine and what big data to mine.
Data Privacy Day – which arrives in just a week – is a day designed to raise awareness and promote best practices for privacy and data protection. It is a day that looks to the future and recognizes that we can and should do better as an industry. It reminds companies that they need to focus on the importance of having the trust of users.
While Data Privacy Day is focused on raising awareness among consumers, it is also an opportunity to raise privacy awareness within any organization. Here are five easy activities your organization can undertake to support privacy awareness this DPD or anytime throughout the year.
Mozilla is privileged to work with an amazing team of volunteers around the world who dedicate their time and energy to Internet issues, including a small team in India that decided to dream big this year for International Data Privacy Day.
Accessing public WiFi on any device is a lot less safe than you may realize. Data Privacy Day is a good time to reassess the ways in which our desire to stay constantly connected is putting ourselves at risk.
2016 is fast approaching, and with the new year comes self reflection and the opportunity to make lifestyle changes to ensure a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life. As you make your New Year's resolutions to improve your offline life, it's a good time to set goals for protecting your online one as well. This #ChatSTC Twitter chat will discuss setting digital resolutions for the year ahead and how online safety, privacy and security can factor in to your 2016 goals.
For all their virtual achievements, gamers aren't exactly feted for their real-life usefulness; however, the gaming community is proving supremely valuable in the world of technology. The lack of cybersecurity talent to protect us is a real concern, and some are turning to video games to plug the skills gap.