Blog posts for February 2015
The Identity Theft Council would like you to join us in supporting 100 Cities in 100 Days – a unique campaign to educate and engage consumers and communities about issues like identity theft, cyber safety, and privacy. Nearly 40 cities and communities have already signed up, and participating communities can host a seminar, webinar, or school presentation, distribute education materials, share our message on social media,
Last Friday I had the privilege to attend the White House Cybersecurity & Consumer Protection Summit, hosted at Stanford University. Attendees included CEO's of leading organizations ranging from American Express, AIG, Intel, Bank of America, MasterCard, to Kaiser Permante, PayPal, QVC, Walgreens and the Center of Democracy & Technology. Key messages delivered through the day included the importance of government – private sector collaboration, the sharing of threat data with the government and government sharing the data back to the business community.
OTA’s 2015 Data Privacy & Protection Day Town Halls attracted over 500 attendees, including leading experts in public policy, privacy and security. In each city, a fireside chat with an FTC Commissioner kicked off each Town Hall including Commissioner McSweeney with OTA President Craig Spiezle in Silicon Valley, followed by Commissioners Ohlhausen and Brill in NYC and DC respectively. View the Video Highlights