Last fall Chairman Wheeler put together a proposal that would help provide universal privacy protection principles to individuals’ personal information collected by broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs), namely: choice, transparency, and security. Approved by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the rules would implement the privacy requirements of Section 222 of the Communications Act for broadband ISPs. The rules separate the use and sharing of information into three categories and include clear guidance for both ISPs and customers about the transparency, choice and security requirements for customers’ personal information: Opt-in: ISPs are required to obtain affirmative “opt-in” consent from consumers to … Continue reading Privacy Protections for Broadband ISP Consumers Uncertain
The RSA Conference 2015 is taking place this week in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. We’ll be demoing TRUSTe’s Assessment Manager, our automated privacy solution, starting Tuesday and going through Thursday evening. Stop by the TRUSTe booth located in the North Hall, booth #N3022. We’ll be handing out some fun swag and gift cards for visitors interested in taking a survey or watching a demo. RSA is a security conference and, yes, security and privacy are different but the two are both essential areas for companies to understand and implement smart practices in order to mitigate risk. The RSA … Continue reading Visit TRUSTe at the RSA Conference in San Francisco This Week!