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Jun 13, 2014

The greeting card retailer topped the annual Online Trust Honor Roll, according to the Online Trust Alliance. More than three-quarters of e-retail sites analyzed did not meet criteria for the honor roll. American Greetings Corp., No.

Jun 13, 2014

DigiCert releases 2014 Online Trust Audit Infographic including highlights of the Honor Roll report.

Jun 13, 2014

Twitter nabbed the No. 1 spot for the second year in a row as the most trustworthy consumer website, according to a new report from the Online Trust Alliance (OTA).

Jun 12, 2014

The Online Trust Alliance has released its 2014 list of websites that do things the right way when it comes to consumer safety. These websites implement best-use practices to make sure their visitors are secure, their data is private and consumers are protected. Unfortunately, a whopping 70% of the nearly 800 websites audited, failed. (see Infographic from DigiCert)

Jun 12, 2014

With a new security breach in the news seemingly every day, it can be hard to know which online service to trust. According to a new "online trust audit," however, you can feel safe with Twitter.  Twitter took top honors for the second year in a row, earning the highest overall "trustworthiness score" from the Online Trust Alliance (OTA).

Jun 12, 2014

Marketing Sherpa Director of Editorial Content interviews Craig Spiezle, Executive Director of the Online Trust Alliance reviewing the lessons learned from the 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll outlining how usability, customer service and reputation impacts a site's over all "trustability".  Watch the video >

Jun 12, 2014

TWITTER TOPS IN ONLINE TRUST – Twitter is the most trustworthy site on the Web and social networking as a whole leads other sectors in overall web security practices, the Online Trust Alliance says in a report out this morning. Overall, 30.2 percent of the nearly 800 consumer websites analyzed in the Online Trust Audit made the OTA’s 2014 Honor Roll, with 50 percent of social networking sites making the cut.

Jun 12, 2014

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and user empowerment while promoting innovation, announced today the results of its 2014 Online Trust Audit.

Jun 11, 2014

More than a quarter of federal websites are not properly configured with software to prevent intruders from intercepting data entered by citizens, according to a new study. Federal sites in general scored 10 percent lower than online banking services and social media networks at site security and server configuration, researchers at the Online Trust Alliance discovered.

Jun 11, 2014

Twitter has flown off with the highest score in a new report measuring the trustworthiness of websites - On Wednesday, the Online Trust Alliance -- whose members include security firm Symantec, network-infrastructure company VeriSign, tech giant Microsoft, and Twitter itself -- released its annual Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll.

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