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DEFINITION: EU Data Protection Directive (also known as Directive 95/46/EC) is a directive adopted by the European Union designed to protect the privacy and protection of all personal data collected for or about citizens of the EU, especially as it relates to processing, using, or exchanging such data. Directive 95/46/EC encompasses all key elements from article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which  … 
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Consumer Privacy Reports
Big Data and Personal Data Lead to the Internet's Most Surprising Consumer Products
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: In this report from the MIT Technology Review, discover 10 must-read articles about the relationship between personal data and big data. Find out how companies are leveraging customer information and the pros and cons of releasing personal data via the Web or otherwise.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014


How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Protect Your Customer Data for Peace of Mind
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When dealing with something as invaluable as customer data, think about creating a unified strategy that incorporates the network, people, and tools. Read this paper for advice on how to protect your customers data for piece of mind.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.

15 Minutes to Complete Data Protection
sponsored by CipherOptics
WHITE PAPER: Increasingly, data is the most important asset a company owns. Protecting this data used to mean costly configurations that resulted in increased latency and network speed. This paper examines ways to protect this valuable data in just 15 minutes.
Posted: 13 Mar 2006 | Published: 31 Dec 2005


Vault-Like Protection for 200 Financial Services Locations
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Southern Management Corporation, a financial services company providing tax and loan services, required a tight lockdown of their cache of personal and confidential customer data, while allowing for easy administration from the small IT staff managing a widespread network. WatchGuard provided the perfect solution. Read on to learn how they did it
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Protecting Healthcare Organizations from Patient Data Loss
sponsored by Code Green Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Negative publicity from a data breach can have lasting consequences, undermining patient confidence and damaging an organization's reputation. This paper covers potential data breaches within healthcare organizations and strategies for preventing them. Read on to learn more about the steps you can take to protect patients' sensitive information.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

Code Green Networks, Inc.

Making Support Social: Turning Customer Engagement Into Customer Success
sponsored by Consona Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Social media is fundamentally changing how businesses and their customers interact. In this paper, learn of some of the broad trends in social media, and then provide specific guidance on how to use social media to deliver support better, faster and cheaper.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2010

Consona Corporation

Pocket E-Guide: Data Breach Dangers -- Learn to How to Protect Data and Lower Security Spending
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Information security is important, but justifying increased security spending isn't. Even though important factors such as stock performance and customer loyalty are directly affected by security breaches. This E-Guide outlines three specific actions for your company to take in order to protect and promote brand trust by preventing data breaches.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Oct 2009


Nine Easy Steps for a Quick Customer Experience Tune-Up
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As competitors begin to offer comparable products, the customer experience (CE) becomes the new imperative for ensuring customer loyalty and satisfaction. This white paper provides nine easy steps for a quick customer experience tune-up. Use these helpful tips to start improving your customer experience today.
Posted: 25 Jul 2011 | Published: 25 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by Logicalis
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

CONSUMER PRIVACY DEFINITION (continued): …  states its intention to respect the rights of privacy in personal and family life, as well as in the home and in personal correspondence. The Directive is based on the 1980 OECD "Recommendations of the Council Concerning guidelines Governing the Protection of Privacy and Trans-Border Flows of Personal Data." These recommendations are founded on seven principles, since enshrined in EU Directive 94/46/EC:Notice: subjects whose data is being collected should be given notice of such collection.Purpose: data collected should be used only for stated purpose(s) and for no other purposes.Consent: … 
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