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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.

Act-On, SiteLock and Verisign Executives Appointed to Online Trust Alliance’s Board of Directors

Tue, Apr 7, 2015

Act-On, SiteLock and Verisign Executives Appointed to Online Trust Alliance’s Board of Directors

OTA approves Disconnect, Malwarebytes and ThreatWave for membership, citing their commitment to enhancing online trust

OTA Announces Methodology for 2015 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll

Mon, Mar 2, 2015

Seattle, Washington - The Online Trust Alliance announced today the methodology behind their forthcoming 2015 Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll, evaluating the online privacy and security of leading websites. This marks the seventh consecutive year OTA has conducted its Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll report to identify responsible privacy and data security practices. 

Online Trust Alliance Releases 2015 Data Protection & Breach Readiness Guide

Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Seattle – Feb. 11, 2015 – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, today released its 2015 Data Protection & Breach Readiness Guide.

OTA Determines Over 90% of Data Breaches in 2014 Could Have Been Prevented

Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Seattle – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, today released its 2015 Data Protection Best Practices and Risk Assessment Guides, revealing that over 90 percent of data breaches that occurred

Data Privacy & Protection Day - Virtual Press Room

Mon, Jan 12, 2015

2015 Data Privacy & Protection Day  (DpD) - Supporting quotes from leaders in public policy, privacy and security, pledging commitment to responsible privacy practices, end-to-end security, data stewardship and meaningful self-regulation. 

2015 Data Privacy & Protection Day Town Hall

Tue, Jan 6, 2015

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

OTA Names Most Trustworthy Websites in Australia & New Zealand

Tue, Nov 25, 2014

SEATTLE – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and innovation, announced today the results of its 2014 Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Online Trust Audit.

Majority of Retailers are Enabling Consumers to Easily Opt out of Email, Yet Others Are Violating CAN-SPAM

Wed, Sep 17, 2014
SEATTLE—Sept. 17, 2014—The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, revealed today results of an OTA inspection of which retailers are enabling consumers to easily opt out of email lists. OTA reported that 70 percent of the top 200 online retailers have moved beyond compliance and are demonstrating a commitment to user empowerment and control of their inboxes. The merchants passed the inspection by implementing at least eight out of 10 of what industry leaders consider unsubscribe best practices.

Unsubscribe Best Practices - Moving To Stewardship

Mon, Sep 15, 2014
Businesses, industry and trade industry organizations join forces to help enhance trust in email marketing and raise the bar from compliance to user-centric stewardship. Join the effort and help put trust into the inbox! Email admin@otalliance.org to add your support!

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