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How the Push to Make Data Privacy a Human Right Will Impact Businesses

by Nithin Coca
Article

The international nonprofit Access Now calls privacy a “cornerstone of human rights in the digital age.” In fact, more and more technologists, advocacy groups, and consumers are calling for stronger laws and regulations on data privacy as a fundamental human or civil right. As companies collect and use an increasingly staggering amount of personal information, there is greater attention on what their responsibility is—both ethically and legally—in handling all of this data.

Supporting Science Fairs While Keeping Data Safe

How Science Fair Foundation BC is Using Symantec Products to Help Secure their Information
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. In partnership with TechSoup, each year we provide cyber security solutions to nearly 22,000 organizations across 56 countries worldwide, allowing them to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Since launching the software donation program in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape. This equates to distributing over $256 million fair market value Symantec products to social benefit organizations.  

This article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference: The Age of Connection

Barclays’ Annual Technology and Futures Conference Gets to Grips with “New Age of Connection."
Article

Hundreds of decision-makers and innovators from the finance and technology sectors and beyond have gathered in London for the Barclays New Frontiers conference to consider what Barclays Group CEO Jes Staley called “the new age of connection”.

The assembly was the latest incarnation of Barclays’ long-running “Digital Conference”, now renamed to reflect that innovation stretches beyond the boundaries of technology. “We wanted to ensure the thinking and ideas we surface today were not constrained in any way – including by the title,” said Staley.

Benevity Maintains Leadership in Data Accuracy and Security for its Employee Engagement Software

Independent audit affirms best-in-class processes, controls and governance
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, September 28, 2017/3BL Media/ -  Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announces the completion of two independent audit reports demonstrating full compliance with SSAE 18, affirming the company’s ability to provide operational excellence to its enterprise clients.

E-Waste in the Facility: Plague or Profit?

By Carol Baroudi
Blog

Getting rid of the trash is a function that frequently falls to facilities management. As trash equates to waste, trash itself is a worthy target for the sustainability-minded, the economically minded, and the efficiency-minded.

Independent Audit Confirms Benevity as a Data Security Leader in the Workplace Giving Software Industry

New features further strengthen choice and flexibility for enterprise users and administrators
Press Release

CALGARY, AB, June 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., the leading global supplier of workplace giving and volunteer management software solutions, announced its release of an unqualified SSAE 16 report, which confirms the company’s ability to provide service and data security assurance. The company also announced the release of a number of new product features that further enhance the user and administrator experience for its growing portfolio of enterprise clients.

Blog: 2015 Data Privacy Day — Part 2

Q&A with our 4 Top Privacy Experts
Blog

Alliance Data and its three businesses all mark Data Privacy Day, since the importance of protecting our Company’s data, our clients’ data, and our clients’ customers’ data is an integral part of our DNA.

Data Security Panel: The Ultimate Act of Trust at this Year's COMMIT!Forum

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Don't miss "The Ultimate Act of Trust" Data-Security Panel at this year's COMMIT!Forum

Target's recent data breach affected some 40 million customers with their private data being circulated and sold online in underground black markets. Corporations should recognize that while there will never be a perfect defense against data breaches, there are steps they can take to protect their customers, their proprietary information, and their company’s reputation from the inevitable cyber-attack.

Volkswagen Group Expects New Digitalization Era in Automobile Industry

Focus on data security: “yes to Big Data, no to Big Brother”
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  • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn speaks at opening of leading IT trade fair CeBIT
  • Automobile industry, computer industry, scientists and politicians called on to join forces to strengthen Germany as an industrial location
  • "Future Tracks” program brings the best brains together
  • Ground-breaking innovation “James 2025” demonstrates piloted driving of the future

For more information, watch the video on Youtube here

 

Press Release
  • Chairman of the Board of Management Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn speaks at opening of leading IT trade fair CeBIT
  • Automobile industry, computer industry, scientists and politicians called on to join forces to strengthen Germany as an industrial location
  • "Future Tracks” program brings the best brains together
  • Ground-breaking innovation “James 2025” demonstrates piloted driving of the future

For more information, watch the video on Youtube here

 

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