TrustArc Blog

TRUSTe Privacy Automation Forum in NYC

December 08, 2014

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 for managing these challenges. Unlike many privacy events, these events are focused on how to solve today’s problems versus merely discussing new policy developments.

Read more “TRUSTe Privacy Automation Forum in NYC”

You’re Invited! – Upcoming Privacy Innovation & Technology Meetup

December 05, 2014

On Dec. 10, TRUSTe will host the Privacy Innovation & Technology Meetup 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 2015. And at 7:30, group organizers will give a speech and announce the evening’s raffle winners! This is the second Meetup of this recently revived group. The purpose of this group is to let privacy professionals network, discuss hot privacy and security topics and learn … Continue reading You’re Invited! – Upcoming Privacy Innovation & Technology Meetup

TRUSTe To Host Upcoming Privacy Automation Forum In NYC

December 01, 2014

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 in mid-November. The purpose of these forums is to get a better understanding of the problems faced by privacy professionals from a wide range of industries, and to allow them to provide input on our product design and future product roadmap. “We want to get … Continue reading TRUSTe To Host Upcoming Privacy Automation Forum In NYC

TRUSTe Gears up for Data Privacy Day

January 13, 2014

January 28th is Data Privacy Day and TRUSTe is helping to raise awareness with four key events that you should check out. January 28: Powering Trust Speaker Series – London TRUSTe hosts the first event in the Powering Trust Speaker Series on Data Privacy Day at The Hospital Club in London. Join us to learn how organizations, policy makers and regulators can find balance between prosperity and privacy in 2014. New research into the levels and causes of consumer online privacy concern both sides of the Atlantic will be followed by a thought provoking discussion led by, European privacy expert, … Continue reading TRUSTe Gears up for Data Privacy Day

Make Data Privacy & Security Your New Year’s Resolution

January 09, 2014

Heather M. Federman
Director of Public Policy, Online Trust Alliance

Make data privacy & security your 2014 resolution 

Join TRUSTe at the OTA’s Data Privacy Day Town Halls in NYC, Seattle and San Francisco & Save 20%

It’s no longer an “if” your company will become the target of a data breach; it’s just a matter of “when.”  From small nonprofits to Fortune 500 tech-savvy organizations, breaches and data loss incidents are becoming an unfortunate rite of passage. More and more businesses have found themselves exposed and ill prepared to manage the fallout.  In addition to the confusing (and conflicting) regulatory landscape, breaches can be quite expensive, with the average cost equaling $5.5 million. And while innovative defenses against privacy and security threats are introduced with each passing year, cybercriminals outpace those innovations with new and more malicious tactics.

As online trust is on the decline, 2014 needs to be the year of “Data & Privacy Stewardship.” This requires moving from minimal compliance to enhancing the protection of your company, your data and your customers. In order to do so, consider the following New Year “data resolutions”: Read more “Make Data Privacy & Security Your New Year’s Resolution”

TRUSTe Starts the Year off Right with Data Privacy Week, CPDP, OTA and more

January 06, 2014

TRUSTe starts 2014 with events on Data privacy day, IAPP privacy, data privacy trends in 2014

— Jan 17
The New Frontiers of Privacy Harm
Boulder, CO
TRUSTe is speaking

Join Fran Maier, Founder and Chair of Board, TRUSTe, at the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship on Friday, January 17, 2014, for a panel on Commercial Tracking. Thought leaders and top practitioners and regulators venture into the New Frontiers of Privacy Harm to answers questions including: What harms are privacy laws designed to prevent? How are people injured when corporations, governments, or other individuals collect, disclose, or use information about them in ways that defy expectations, prior agreements, formal rules, or settled norms? How has technology changed the nature of privacy harm?

Read more “TRUSTe Starts the Year off Right with Data Privacy Week, CPDP, OTA and more”