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Tue, Dec 15, 2015

2015 Email Unsub Audit Report - Retailers & Presidential Candidates

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.

Wed, Dec 9, 2015

Smart Device Security & Privacy Checklist

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.

Wed, Oct 21, 2015

OTA & National Association of Realtors Create Smart Home Security & Privacy Checklist

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.

Tue, Sep 22, 2015

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.

Tue, Jun 16, 2015

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.

Wed, May 13, 2015

OTA Announces Trust Framework to Address IoT Security, Privacy & Sustainability Risks

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.

Wed, Jun 11, 2014

Only 30 Percent of Top Consumer Websites Rated

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

May 15, 2014 - Online Trust Alliance U.S. Senate Testimony: Malvertising Jumped by Over 200%

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

March 26, 2014 - Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll - Will Your Site and App Make the Grade?

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 5, 2014 - Privacy, Security & Policy News

MARCH 2014 - PRIVACY, SECURITY & POLICY NEWS Big Data & Data Brokers – Time To Become Data Stewards!

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