Online Trust Alliance Hosts New York and Seattle Data Privacy

Online Trust Alliance Hosts New York and Seattle Data Privacy Day
Events in Collaboration With Government, Business and Consumer
Leaders 
Data Privacy Events and Webinars to Reveal Findings From 2013 Data
Protection & Breach Readiness Guide, Feature Tips to Safeguard
Privacy and Boost Data Security Best Practices 
NEW YORK, NY and SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 --  The
Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a non-profit with the mission to enhance
online trust, today announced an expanded series of events
commemorating Data Privacy Day. OTA will host Data Privacy &
Protection Town Hall meetings on Tuesday, January 29, in New York,
NY; and on Wednesday, January 30 in Seattle, WA. OTA also will host
complimentary webinars on January 31. All events aim to provide a
framework to help businesses protect their data and that of
customers, through the experiences of security, law enforcement, and
business panelists and from the comprehensive OTA 2013 Data
Protection & Breach Readiness Guide. 
With the theme of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling
Trust, the Data Privacy Town Halls and Webinars are an effort to
empower people to protect their privacy, control their digital
footprint and escalate the protection of data privacy as everyone's
priority, and as a shared responsibility across the ecosystem.  
Registration for Data Privacy & Protection Town Halls: $35 before
January 22. Breakfast included. Qualified press please contact
staff@otalliance.org for credentials.  
New York (Jan. 29, 8-11:30am): http://dataprivacynyc.eventbrite.com/  
Seattle (Jan. 30, 8-11:30am):
http://dataprivacyseattle.eventbrite.com/ 
Registration for Free Data Privacy & Data Loss Incident Planning
Webinars:  
Jan. 31, 12pm-1pm EST or 4pm-5pm EST: https://otalliance.org/dpd.html 
The Town Hall meetings will feature two interactive panel discussions
with leaders in public policy, privacy, consumer protection and
cybercrime law enforcement. The first panel will discuss and explore
the evolving definition of privacy, considerations of collection,
usage and sharing and the regulatory landscape; the second will
discuss recommendations and best practices for data protection and
what to do in the event of a data loss incident or breach. Panelists
for both events include regional Federal Trade Commission and
Attorney General representatives, the Council of Better Business
Bureaus, PwC, OTA and Intersections/Identity Guard.  
Speakers for New York, NY Town Hall Jan. 29: 


 
--  Genie Barton, Vice President & Director, Council of Better
    Business Bureaus
--  Deborah Marrone Assistant Regional Director, Federal Trade Commission
--  Tim Rohrbaugh, Chief Information Security Officer, Intersections Inc.
    / Identity Guard
--  Clark Russell, Esq., Asst. Attorney General, Internet Bureau, NY
    Office of the Attorney General
--  Craig Spiezle, Executive Director & President, OTA (Moderator)
--  Raymond Umerley, VP of Product Security Development, Pitney Bowes Inc.
--  Sal Tripi, Assistant VP, Publishers Clearing House; Chairman OTA
--  Jacqueline Wagner, Managing Director, Data Protection & Privacy,
    PwC

  
Speakers for Seattle, WA Town Hall Jan. 30: 


 
--  Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Keynote)
--  Bob Andrew, President & CEO, Better Business Bureaus, Alaska,
    Oregon & West Washington
--  Tim Wallach, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of
    Investigation
--  Bob Schroeder, Regional Director, Federal Trade Commission
--  Tim Rohrbaugh, Chief Information Security Officer, Intersections Inc.
    / Identity Guard
--  Craig Spiezle, Executive Director & President, Online Trust
    Alliance (Moderator)
--  Aaron Weller, Managing Director, Data Protection & Privacy, PwC
--  Chris Babel, CEO, TRUSTe
--  Kirk Arthur, Special Agent, United States Secret Service
--  Paula Selis, Sr. Counsel, Consumer Protection Division, WA State
    Attorney General's Office

  
The 2013 Privacy and Data Privacy Day Town Halls are underwritten in
part by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Pitney Bowes Inc., Intersections
Inc., Infragard(R) and the Council of Better Business Bureaus.  
About The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) https://otalliance.org
 Formed
in 2004, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is a non-profit with the
mission to enhance online trust, while promoting innovation and the
vitality of the internet. OTA's goal is to help educate businesses,
policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best
practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security,
privacy and identity. OTA supports collaborative public-private
partnerships, benchmark reporting, meaningful self-regulation and
data stewardship. Follow us on Twitter at:
https://twitter.com/otalliance.  
Joyce Carcaise 
571-426-2422
joycec@otalliance.org 
 
 
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