From StaySafeOnline.org: Data Privacy Day (DPD) began in the United States and Canada in January 2008 as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. Data Protection Day commemorates the Jan. 28, 1981, signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. This year’s theme is “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.”
I join dozens of organizations and individuals today in solidarity and support. I hope you help me facilitate the conversation and bring awareness to Data Privacy Day in my quest for a more cyber aware and cyber secure world.
You can learn more about the importance of Data Privacy Day from Adam Levin’s newest book, Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves. This is your survival guide to help you avoid hackers, phishers, and scammers from becoming your problem. With a clear headed, practical approach, Swiped is invaluable not only for preventing problems but helping consumers cope when dealing with identity theft incidents. Order your copy of the best selling Privacy and Online Safety book on Amazon.