FTC Commissioner Kicks Off Data Privacy Day

This morning, FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen spoke at a Data Privacy Day event at George Washington University in Washington, DC. 

Commissioner Ohlhausen talked about the FTC’s role in data security: our enforcement record, our policy research, and our consumer and business education efforts. Commissioner Ohlhausen also announced a new FTC data security case

Here is Commissioner Ohlhausen’s practical guidance for companies: “It is critical that businesses honor the promises they make to protect consumers’ privacy. This is at the heart of the Commission’s law enforcement against deceptive practices. Businesses must live up to the assurances they make regarding security standards.”

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I am a Housing Counselor teaching 1st TIME HOMEOWNERSHIP COURSE and I am interested in finding out more about the Data Privacy Day.

Hi, tomorrow we will have another post about Data Privacy Day that focuses on some of our consumer information. Of course, you can also visit the DPD website to learn more.

For free materials and how to get involved visit: http://staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/

Businesses should live up to these high standards - like all of the internet cafe' businesses who thieves target to steal people's ID and personal information on line.

For free materials and how to get involved in Data Privacy Day visit: http://staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-day/

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