NTIA: Mobile privacy may be a top priority in new push (Computerworld , Feb 29, 2012)
By Grant Gross - Transparency about the personal data that mobile applications collect may be at the top of the agenda as the U.S. Department of Commerce begins work on privacy codes of conduct for online businesses.

In the world of Big Data, privacy invasion is the business model (Cnet , Feb 29, 2012)
By Molly Wood - Apps snooping on your address book, sneaky ad cookies, and social networking are bad. But the real privacy demon is the shadowy data brokers slurping up every last byte about you.

Google privacy changes 'in breach of EU law' (BBC , Mar 01, 2012)
Changes made by Google to its privacy policy are in breach of European law, the EU's justice commissioner has said.

Identity Theft: The Number One Consumer Complaint in 2011 (Security Management , Feb 29, 2012)
By Carlton Purvis - entity theft was the number one consumer complaint from consumers to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the 12th year in a row.

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BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Presenting With LexisNexis and The Institute for Transfusion Medicine at Winter Biometric Summit (CNN , Feb 28, 2012)
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB:BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that Jim Sullivan, Director of Sales, is scheduled to present at the 2012 Winter Biometric Summit in Miami, Florida. Mr. Sullivan will join Nancy Gibson, Manager of Biometric Authentication Solutions, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Eric Schulties, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Institute for Transfusion Medicine, to present "Leveraging Fingerprint Identification to Effectively Eliminate Duplicate Records and Streamline Business Processes" at 11:15am on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012.

e-DATA announces National Accounts Manager addition (e-DATA, Mar 01, 2012)
e-DATA Corp, a member of the Kaba Group and physical access control / time & attendance systems manufacturer, has announced the addition of Michael Brown as National Accounts Manager.

February IAB Slides and Audio Available Online (IAB, Feb 29, 2012)
The slides and audio from the Interagency Advisory Board (IAB) meeting on February 22, 2012 are now posted online at the following web address: http://www.fips201.com/articles/2012/02/29/february-22-iab-audio Our next IAB meeting is scheduled March 28, 2012, at the GSA OCS; more information will follow in a later.


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