Data Privacy Day - held every year on January 28th, and coordinated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), is an international effort to create awareness of privacy and data protection issues among consumers, organizations, and government officials. It has a theme of "Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust." So how does one accomplish this? Below are some tips for best practices that businesses could use to protect consumer data:
The goal of this day of awareness is to educate consumers about their vulnerabilities and to encourage businesses to take seriously their responsibility to protect personal information. However, data privacy shouldn't be a once-a-year thing. It should be something that we pursue every month, week, and day!
By Rupal Talati.