BBB Offers Tips for Data Privacy Day 2017 - Protecting your Privacy On-Line
Better Business Bureau is joining with the National Cyber Security Alliance and many other organizations to promote Data Privacy Day 2017, which is themed “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.”
BBB president and CEO Steve Bernas says “Technology is now a large part of most businesses and the lives of consumers. People have become dependent on technology in many facets of our lives...to send us reminders, to connect us to our family and friends, and to help in search. We all need to know the basics of how to safeguard our information and to encourage, and help create, a safer and more trusted online space.”
BBB offers these tips and links to help individuals and businesses protect their online information: bbb.org/privacy.
Data Privacy Day is an annual reminder that privacy – both our personal consumer information and also business information we collect in everyday business transactions – needs to be protected.
For more information:
Individuals should check out the National Cyber Security Alliance’s Privacy Tips, including special information for teens, parents, older adults, mobile users, and more.
Businesses should check out BBB’s Five Steps to Better Business Cybersecurity (bbb.org/cybersecurity).
When online, it’s important to safeguard your data to help avoid scams, fraud, and identity theft. Better Business Bureau and the National Cyber Security Alliance offer the following tips to help secure the privacy of your critical information: