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Online Trust Alliance Announces Initiative To Promote Mobile Security & Privacy Best Practices

Tue, Nov 19, 2013

Washington, D.C - Today at the Federal Trade Commission's "Internet of Things" workshop the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), announced the expansion of the Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll to include leading mobile applications.  Now in its fifth year, the 2014 Audit will continue to recognize companies who have adopted leading security and privacy best practices, demonstrating a commitment to consumer protection.

Internet Governance Leaders Convene to Discuss Domain Collisions

Thu, Oct 24, 2013
Washington DC - October 24,2013. Today The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced the lineup of industry leaders who are participating at the gTLD Collisions - Risk Assessment & Mitigation Workshop, being held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel. Anticipating demand will exceed capacity and to support international participation, OTA has added remote capabilities, allowing participation by the broadest group of stakeholders.

Online Trust Alliance to Host Domain Name Collision Symposium

Thu, Oct 17, 2013

Washington, D.C. -Today The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced it will convene a multi-stakeholder workshop titled Domain Name Collisions: Rules for the Road and Implications for New Generic Top-Level Domains, a symposium focused on reviewing the impact of domain name collisions resulting from the delegation of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).  

Online Trust Alliance Embraces National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Tue, Oct 1, 2013

Bellevue, WA - On the 10th anniversary of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced a three-part initiative to advance industry self-regulatory efforts addressing security and privacy issues that affect consumers and businesses worldwide.

2013 Honor Roll Support

Thu, Jun 6, 2013
Leading Brands, Social & eCommerce Sites Commit to Best Practices & Embrace Online Trust

Online Trust Alliance Announces Top-Ranked Websites for Security, Privacy and Consumer Protection

Wed, Jun 5, 2013

Chicago, IL – June 5, 2013 Internet Retailer Conference & Expo – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance online trust by collaboratively establishing best practices for privacy and security, today released the 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll report, revealing the top scoring websites recognized for excellence in privacy, security and consumer protection.  

Online Trust Alliance Hosts New York and Seattle Data Privacy Day Events in Collaboration with Government, Business and Consumer Leaders

Mon, Jan 14, 2013

New York, NY and Seattle, WA - The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, today announced an expanded series of events commemorating Data Privacy Day.  OTA will host Data Privacy & Protection Town Hall meetings on Tuesday, January 29, in New York, NY; and on Wednesday, January 30 in Seattle WA.  OTA also will host complimentary webinars on January 31.

Multi-Stakeholder Working Group Collaborates on Botnet Notification Best Practices

Wed, Dec 12, 2012

Seattle WA – Today the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a member-based non-profit representing businesses and organizations from across the global Internet ecosystem, released a comprehensive white paper outlining best practices for end-user botnet notification.  This effort reflects input from over 100 businesses, governmental agencies and thought leaders who have been working to help detect, prevent, remediate and recover from the threats of botnets and cybercrime.

OTA Announces Leadership Awards at Seventh Annual Online Trust Forum

Thu, Oct 4, 2012

San Jose, CA - The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced leadership honors for member companies and individuals at the Online Trust Forum, OTA’s annual gathering of thought leaders in security and privacy from private, public and consumer sectors. The accolades include the Member-of-the-Year award, President Leadership Council awards, and Online Trust Advisory Council awards, recognizing individuals and companies who have excelled in their commitment to enhance consumer protection, multi-stakeholder collaboration and adoption of voluntary codes of conduct and best practices.

Online Trust Forum Workshops to Tackle Mobile Security and Privacy, Threats of Botnets and Malicious Email

Wed, Sep 5, 2012

San Jose, CA –The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) today announced three training workshops as part of the upcoming Online Trust Forum 2012: The Future of Online Trust & Self-Regulation. On Thursday October 4th, OTA will be hosting the OTA Academy, three full-day workshops addressing key security and privacy issues impacting every online business: The Anti-Botnet Multi-Stakeholder Workshop; The Mobile App Security & Privacy Boot Camp; and the Email Authentication & DMARC Training Academy.