The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is in preliminary stages of developing a framework for recommendations and/or requirements regarding protection of consumer data for businesses. All companies that collect personal information from customers should be interested in how this is evolving. The FTC has now released a 122 page report, which was approved unanimously by the Commission. The framework would apply to all commercial entities that collect consumer data in both offline and online contexts, regardless of whether such entities interact directly with consumers. You can find out more about it in this review:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.