Leadership and a commitment to stewardship are keys to consumer trust and differentiation.  OTA provides a forum to develop leadership and harness the power of collaboration, training and education through the OTA Training Academy, working committees, webinars and peer based reviews.  Opportunities include policy, technical and compliance programs.
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Innovation and the long-term vitality of the internet and online services are essential for society and our economy.  Get involved and capitalize on the dynamic security and privacy landscape.  Join to learn how to optimize business strategies while demonstrating a commitment to stewardship and thought leadership.
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OTA and our members facilitate multi-stakeholder efforts across the ecosystem, developing best practices promoting innovation, brand protection and enhancing confidence of online services.  Collaborative efforts include developing voluntary codes of conduct while educating policy makers aiding in the creation of effective legislation.
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Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Earlier this month FCC Chairman Wheeler released a draft

Mon, Mar 28, 2016

Do you have privacy knowledge and a passion to work with students?

Tue, Mar 15, 2016

The Online Trust Alliance’s IoT Trust Framework is rapidly evolving to be the foundation of an int

Mon, Mar 7, 2016

2016 marked the second consecutive year where OTA was named as an industry sponsor for the RSA Conference.  OTA's participation included a ran

Mon, Mar 14, 2016

The Online Trust Alliance’s IoT Trust Framework is rapidly evolvin

Wed, Feb 24, 2016

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), today announced the results of its 2016

Tue, Jan 26, 2016

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), today released its 2016 Data Pro

Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Today, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released the 2015 OTA Email Unsubscribe Audit, analyzing which leading e-commerce sites are e

Fri, Mar 4, 2016

Seattle, Washington - The Online Trust Alliance announced today the methodology for the forthcoming 2016 Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll.

Thu, Feb 25, 2016

Seattle – Today the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Board of Directors announced plans to recruit a new

Wed, Feb 24, 2016

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. Conversely, the sites that performed specifically well received an "Honor Roll" status.

Fri, Apr 22, 2016
IoT Evolution

Podcast: IoT Time epsode 24 by Ken Briodagh -- Craig Spiezle, Executive Director of OTA, discusses IoT in light of Nest's recent action to disable

Mon, Apr 18, 2016
Government Technology

The legislation being hailed as an affront to net neutrality took a step forward in the House on April 15 against the wishes of consumer rights

Wed, Apr 13, 2016

OTA joined a broad coalition of organiazations signing a letter sent today to Speaker Paul Ryan and Leader Nancy Pelosi urging them




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