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View information on recent events.  These events include those sponsored by OTA as well as other organizations.


Fri, Jan 6, 2017 16:00 PST

If you are attending CES 2017 in Vegas next month, please save the date to join OTA at the Consumer Technology Alliance (CTA ) Community Reception.  This networking event is an opportunity to connect with other standard professionals and technology alliances including the FIDO Alliance, Trusted Computing Group and others.  

Thu, Jan 5, 2017 13:00 PST

Join OTA Executive Director Craig Spiezle,  Gary Davis, VP Intel, Suzanne Spaulding, Under Secretary Dept of Homeland Security and others at this session focused on consumer IoT devices and solutions.  The latest threats are coming from many places, including IoT, more sophisticated ransomware, and exploits from insecure web applications. In these sessions, we will explore how everything from cars to light bulbs to industrial systems have been compromised.

Location: Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 13:00 EST

Consumers enjoy recommendations based on their television viewing habits (“viewers who watched Mr. Robot… may enjoy Fight Club”), but who else knows what you’re watching? The golden age of television has arrived with the golden age of television tracking. In 2016, virtually all television delivery systems – smart TVs, streaming devices, game consoles, apps, and even old-fashioned set top boxes – track consumers’ viewing habits, and sometimes in new and unexpected ways.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 08:00 GMT

Building an Internet of Trust. The conference will look at what it takes to build an Internet of Trusted Things, what is currently underway, what we can learn from the past to predict the future and the necessary duties of care providers and adopters need to ensure.

Wed, Nov 30, 2016 09:00 PST

It seems that every week we hear that another company has just made the news and joined the club known as BREACHED! In this webcast we will discuss the most notable security incidences that happened in 2016. Our presenters will share real world examples of current breaches that show how vulnerable networks can be without the correct user and data security controls. In this webcast moderated by Craig Spiezle, Executive Director of OTA you’ll learn:

Tue, Nov 29, 2016 10:00 PST

With an upcoming release of the Chrome browser, Google has provided you with an important reason to secure your entire website and online applications. In January 2017, Google and other browsers will begin flagging non-secure sites that accept passwords or payments with a security alert, letting users know their data is not protected. Ultimately, all non-secure sites will have a security warning. During this live event, we will take you through the upcoming browser changes, what to expect and how you can prepare for new requirements. 

Wed, Nov 16, 2016 13:00 CST

With Yes Lifecycle Marketing’s patronage, The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) conducted a comprehensive, independent audit of the top 200 online retailers to examine the entire email engagement process, from signing up for a brand’s emails to opting out of its email program. Register to learn best practices for every step of the email mailing process – from effective signup pages, through email validation, and efficient opt-out tactics.

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 12:15 PDT

Join OTA at SecureWorld Expo Seattle.  OTA will be leading a session on vulnerability reporting and hosting member briefings.  Program includes over 60 sessions, keynotes, panel discussions & breakouts.  Earn 12-16 CPE credits and network with industry peers. OTA Members discount codes! OTAP - $150 off SecureWorld Plus pass; OTA - $100 off Conference pass; OTAE - $30 off Open Session pass.

Thu, Oct 27, 2016 12:45 PDT

Join OTA at SecureWorld Expo. Program includes over 60 sessions, keynotes, panel discussions & breakouts.  Earn 12-16 CPE credits and network with industry peers.  OTA Members save $150 with code SEA1P for the full SecureWorld Plus pass and $100 off of the Conference pass using code SEA1.

Thu, Oct 27, 2016 08:00 EST

Register using the 50% off code, "IOT-DC"  Join OTA at the Forum (SECoT 2016) is a high-impact day focused on the pre- eminent challenge of our time: securing the Internet of Things. The event brings together players from across industries with a stake in the future of the Internet of Things. More than 160 people attended our 2015 Security of Things Forum, 40 percent of them senior information technology professionals and 40 percent CxOs or other executives.