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Q&A with OTA – Creating an IoT Trust Framework

Guest Blog from Global Sign - I’m excited to have a guest on today’s blog – Craig Spiezle, the Executive Director and President of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA). The OTA is well known for its online security initiatives, including Data Privacy and Protection Day and the annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll, and earlier this year announced it was expanding its sights to the Internet of Things (IoT).

OTA Expands Board with Industry Experts

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced the expansion of its board of directors, welcoming leaders in digital marketing, security, privacy and compliance.   Reflecting the diversity of our growing membership and the issues impacting business models, OTA welcomes David Fowler, Chief Privacy & Digital Compliance Officer at Act-On; Neill Feather, President of SiteLock, and Danny McPherson, Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Verisign to the Board.Collectively, these new board members complement our existing extensive knowledge base that OTA members have ac

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Internet Policy Task Force Seeks Comment on Multistakeholder Process Addressing Key Cybersecurity Issues

NTIA and its Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF) is soliciting asked input on which topics would be most conducive to discussion by a wide range of stakeholders.  OTA encourages and welcomes input into this effort.  Reminder the deadline for comments is 5 PM eastern,  May 18, 2015. The RFI is soliciting input into the following:

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Data Privacy & Protection Day - Breach Legislation

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

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National Series of Town Halls and Workshops to Promote Data Privacy & Protection Day Announced

National Series of Town Halls and Workshops to Promote Data Privacy & Protection Day Announced
Federal Trade Commissioners to keynote with participation from the FBI, Secret Service and thought leaders in consumer protection, privacy and cybersecurity

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OTA Supports American Bankers Assoication Petition to the FCC

OTA supports the petition for exemption of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) as requested by the ABA, limited to security and fraud prevention notification purposes and respectfully urges the Commission to grant the requested exemption. Doing so will facilitate prompt and efficient communication of time-sensitive information that can both limit the occurrence and impact of online crime and identity theft.

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