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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
 
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.

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.

Scalable Data Quality: A Seven Step Plan for Any Size Organization
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: No matter the size of your business, data quality is an absolute requirement for success. Learn the seven steps you need to develop a plan for data quality - one that scales to your growing business needs.
Posted: 07 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Melissa Data Corp

The business impact of data security regulations: Featuring Massachusetts
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This article discusses some aspects of a new regulation -- 201 CMR 17:00 -- and offers suggestions on how data security best practices can help with compliance. Companies should discuss the regulation in detail with their legal consul to examine how it affects their unique circumstances and the best course of action to be taken.
Posted: 11 Aug 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

Sophos, 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.

PCI DSS Compliance in the UNIX/Linux Datacenter Environment
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover a solution that enables IT organizations to create a secure access control infrastructure through granular authorization and "delegation" of the UNIX/Linux root or super user password to users based on their role and duties in the organization.
Posted: 17 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Consumer Trust Test: Does Your E-business Pass the Test?
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Give potential customers the confidence that you can collect their sensitive personal information securely online, and you'll have a customer for life.
Posted: 01 Mar 2005 | Published: 01 Mar 2005

VeriSign, Inc

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

SAP

Data Breach Case Study: Heartland Payment Systems
sponsored by Sourcefire
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how Sourcefire's solutions can help top credit and debit card processors, as well as companies completing far fewer online transactions, in protecting sensitive customer data from cybercriminals.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Sourcefire

Evaluating Storage Security Solutions: Considerations and Best Practices for Securing Sensitive Data
sponsored by Decru, a NetApp company
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are no longer asking "why do I need to encrypt?" Instead, they are asking "what do I have to encrypt and how should I do it?" As encryption technologies proliferate, learn what you need to know to pick the ri...
Posted: 13 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Decru, a NetApp company
 
 
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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