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Passage of Data Breach Legislation

With the rapid surge in data breaches impacting millions of households this year, OTA was optimistic on the possible passage of data breach legislation.  Unfortunately it is appearing very unlikely we will see any such legislation, driven in part by the partisan efforts and trade groups who are focused on protecting their business member's short-term interests and consumer advocates who appear to be unwilling to compromise.  OTA continues to be a voice of reason advocating a framework modeled off of CAN-SPAM and COPPA, providing businesses with clarity and ease of report

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2014 Honor Roll - Twitter & American Greetings Take Top Honors

Only 30 Percent of Top Consumer Websites Rated Trustworthy in Online Trust Alliance Report American Greetings, Netflix, Twitter and Walmart Take Top Scores in Security and Privacy for 2014 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll.
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U.S. SEC official urges broader cyber-attack disclosure

Public companies that are victims of cyber attacks consider disclosing additional information beyond what's required to help protect customers. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission member Luis Aguilar made his plea to public companies and their boards in a speech at the New York Stock Exchange. "It is possible that a cyber-attack may not have a direct material adverse impact on the company itself, but that a loss of customers' personal and financial data could have devastating effects on the lives of the company's customers and many Americans. Should ad networks who experience malvertising have the same reporting requirements?
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