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Data Privacy Day/Month 2013

Print friendly Modified January 7, 2013

The U.S. Congress also realized the importance of a day dedicated to data privacy awareness and in 2009 passed resolutions recognizing Jan. 28 as National Data Privacy Day.

Data Privacy Month is an annual effort to empower people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint, as well as escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone’s priority. Spend the month helping to ensure your institution/GPLS and community is respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust.

The USG Office of Information and ePrivacy will host several events, face-to-face and online.

  • academic conferences on topics including national security and data transfers, social networking and information security

Gatewood, USG Chief Information Security Officer, “Privacy Day offers numerous opportunities to elevate consciousness of data privacy issues and encourage others to take action to protect their personal information.”