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, Jun 24, 2015

Today the OTA Board of Directors has agreed to allow any interested party to become a member of the IoT Working Group without having to become a fu

Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Today OTA announced with regret it was withdrawing support of the multi-stakeholder process convened by the National Telecommunications and Informa

Wed, May 27, 2015

Collectively we believe multi-stakeholder efforts must be open, transparent and develop consensus by providing an equitable and fair opportunity fo

Tue, May 5, 2015
Do consumers know the true price they may be paying? Innovation in personal connected devices, aka the Internet of Things (IoT), has the enticing promise of enabling consumers with a wide range of function and benefits. These advancements are leap frogging what we have realized from smartphones and mobile apps. We are a data driven society and economy, and increasingly conscious of the opportunity the data these devices can provide. Wearables and cross device tracking can provide significant insights into the lives, behaviors and tastes of consumers than ever before. Done right the vendors, marketers, retailers and consumers can equally benefit. As companies who are rushing to the market are they considering the consequences and responsibilities when consumers entrust them with their data. If the past news headlines are an indicator of the future, one might say no.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014
At the Internet Retailer Conference & Expo (IRCE), OTA released the results of the 2014 Online Trust Audit and brands which qualified for the 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll. Out of nearly 800 top consumer websites evaluated, 30.2 percent made the Honor Roll, distinguishing themselves by safeguarding data via best practices in three categories: domain/brand protection, privacy and security
Thu, May 15, 2014
Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Executive Director and President Craig Spiezle testified today before the U.S. Senate’s Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, outlining the risks of malicious advertising, and possible solutions to stem the rising tide.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014
2014 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll - Will Your Site and App Make the Grade? Reports to Evaluate Which Companies Are Getting, Online Privacy and Security Right
Wed, Mar 5, 2014
MARCH 2014 - PRIVACY, SECURITY & POLICY NEWS Big Data & Data Brokers – Time To Become Data Stewards!
Wed, May 13, 2015

Bellevue, WA – The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, announced today that it is leading an

Thu, Jul 23, 2015
Wall Street Journal

Twitter Inc.’s trust and information security officer tells CIO Journal that companies make the mistake of worrying too much about elite types of a

Tue, Jun 30, 2015
Federal Times

Federal agencies scored better than news sites and the Internet of Things overall but many were far from making the honor roll individually. 

Mon, Jun 29, 2015
It Business Edge

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) recently released its 2015 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll.

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