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Online Trust Alliance Aligns with RSA® Conference To Help Make the Internet More Trustworthy & Resilient

Fri, Apr 17, 2015

SEATTLE – April 17, 2015 – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the leading global non-profit organization with the mission to enhance online trust and promote collaborative multi-stakeholder initiatives, has been officially named by RSA® Conference 2015 as an association sponsor.

RSA Conference is the world’s largest global security event and consistently attracts leaders in security, IT and public policy, addressing issues and threats that are impacting critical infrastructure and the resiliency of the world’s economy. 

Uniquely serving the entire online ecosystem including leading retail, social, content and collaboration sites and technology and privacy service providers, OTA has participated in RSA Conferences for nearly a decade, addressing critical topics ranging from spear phishing and malvertising to email security, botnets, DNS security, identity theft and SSL best practices. “RSA Conferences play a critical and pivotal role providing a platform to accelerate many of these efforts that are now being adopted broadly worldwide,” said Craig Spiezle, Executive Director and President of OTA.

OTA’s Presence Abounds at RSA Conference 2015

For RSA 2015 OTA is hosting and partnering on a series of major events:

  • APR. 20-24 – LEADERSHIP & INFLUENCE: OTA will conduct meetings with industry stakeholders, including public officials and law enforcement, with the intention to advance national data breach legislation, cyber legislation and threat intelligence sharing.
  • APR. 20-23 - EXPO FLOOR: OTA staff will be participating on demos and briefings at multiple OTA member booths including Agari, DigiCert, GlobalSign, Malwarebytes, Microsoft, Return Path, RiskIQ, Symantec, The Media Trust, TRUSTe, Verisign and others.
  • APR. 20 – eFRAUD INSIDER: OTA staff and members are participating in the RSA eFraud Forum on Monday April 20.  This invitation-only event is dedicated to facilitating learning through sharing information about how online fraud occurs and how to prevent it.
  • APR. 21 – RECEPTION: Once again OTA is a sponsor of the “Non-Profit On the Loose” Reception in partnership with the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), the FIDO Alliance and others on Tuesday April 21, 5 to 8 p.m. in the Minna Gallery, at 111 Minna Street.  More >
  • APR. 22 – ADDRESSING MALICIOUS ADS: OTA was selected by RSA to moderate a panel addressing the serious malvertising threat. “The Hazards of Online Ads: What Is Being Done and What You and Your Employees Can Do,” takes place April 22 from 8-8:50 a.m. in Moscone North Room 132. More >
  • APR. 22 – SUPPRESSING EMAIL THREATS: RSA chose OTA to moderate a second panel addressing another industry menace: malicious email. “Curbing Email Threats & Spearphishing – The Promise & Results with DMARC,” will take place April 22 from 10:20-11:10 a.m. in Moscone West Room 2018. More >

RSA provides a unique opportunity to bring together technology leaders, academia and startups in a forum to collaborate, learn and innovate.  “By working together and embracing best practices and responsible data privacy practices, we can make the Internet more trustworthy and resilient,” said Spiezle.  “We are honored to be recognized by RSA for these contributions and remain steadfast to continue developing best practices, resources and tools to aid in these efforts.”

About OTA: 

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is a non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and user empowerment while promoting innovation and the vitality of the Internet. Its goal is to help educate businesses, policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security, privacy and identity. OTA supports collaborative public-private partnerships, benchmark reporting, and meaningful self-regulation and data stewardship. Its members and supporters include leaders spanning the public policy, technology, ecommerce, social networking, mobile, email and interactive marketing, financial, service provider, government agency and industry organization sectors.