The Online Trust Alliance’s IoT Trust Framework is rapidly evolving to be the foundation of an international effort to integrate security, privacy and sustainability in IoT devices and services. Developed over the past twelve months, the Framework represents collective input from over 100 organizations who, through a multi-stakeholder process, established a baseline Framework of 30 essential criteria.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), today announced the results of its 2016 IRS Free E-File Audit & Honor Roll. The audit evaluates the privacy, security and consumer protection practices of the thirteen IRS-approved free e-filing tax services. After an assessment based on nearly 50 criteria, standards and internationally accepted privacy practices, six of the 13 websites or 46 percent failed due to poor site security and not taking steps to help protect consumers from fraudulent and malicious email.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), today released its 2016 Data Protection and Breach Readiness Guide. The Guide, being released in recognition of Data Privacy & Protection Day, provides prescriptive advice to help businesses optimize online privacy and security practices, and detect, contain and remediate the risk and impact of data loss incidents.
Today, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released the 2015 OTA Email Unsubscribe Audit, analyzing which leading e-commerce sites are enabling consumers to easily opt out of email. 75 percent of the top 200 online retailers moved beyond compliance, demonstrating a commitment to user empowerment and control of their inboxes. These companies have been named to the 2015 Unsubscribe Honor Roll, recognizing excellence in marketing practices. Download the report.
Today, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released the Smart Device Purchase and Set-Up Checklist to help protect the security and privacy of consumers who buy or receive smart or connected devices.
Today, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) released a Smart Home Checklist in recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The Checklist offers guidance to help home buyers, renters and sellers manage the privacy and security of their smart homes and devices.
Online Trust Alliance Audit Finds 74% of U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Websites Fail to Respect Americans’ Privacy
Last week, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released an audit of the 23 major Presidential candidates’ websites and how they guard voters’ privacy and security. This is a special report and complements OTA’s annual e-commerce online trust audit and Honor Roll. Join us this Friday, September 25th for a webinar to discuss the findings.
46% of 1,000 Leading Websites Fail Online Trust Alliance Trust Audit Names 2015 Most Trustworthy Commerce Sites
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, announced today the results of its 2015 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll — the de facto online security and privacy standard for the world’s top companies.
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, announced today that it is leading an initiative to develop a security, privacy and sustainability trust framework for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.