Data Privacy Day - January 28, 2016

Did you know that January 28 is Data Privacy Day?  If not see this video for more information:  Data Privacy Day Video​.

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is an effort to empower people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint and escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone’s priority.  Held annually on January 28th, Data Privacy Day aims to increase awareness of privacy and data protection issues among consumers, organizations, and government officials. DPD helps industry, academia, and advocates to highlight consumer privacy efforts.​

Data Privacy Day 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 January 28, 1981, signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. Data Privacy Day is now a celebration for everyone, observed annually on Jan. 28.​

Data Privacy Day is led by the National Cyber Security Alliance, a non-profit, public private partnership focused on cyber security education for all online citizens.

Check your computer for known viruses, spyware, and discover if your computer is vulnerable to cyber attacks.

One-stop shop for easy instructions to update your privacy settings wherever and however you go online.

Information regarding cyberbullying, child identity theft, facebook for parents, social networking, etc.

Prepared educational materials for the classroom, K - 12th grades.

Informational resources for businesses regarding bring your own device, infroamtion security, document destruction, compliance, data breach, and risk managment.

Resources for domestic violence survivors and victims to help safeguard the privacy of their personal information.